Pride and prejudice chapter 15 summary

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MHS AP Lit. 2012-2013 - Choice: Pride and Prejudice Chapters 1 - 15 Showing 1-2 of 2

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Feeling a sense of obligation to the Bennet family because of the entail, Mr. Collins plans to ask one of the Bennet daughters to marry him. After Mrs. Bennet tells him that they expect Jane to be engaged soon, he decides to propose to Elizabeth. That resolved, Mr. Collins joins Elizabeth and her sisters as they walk to Meryton where Lydia and Kitty are excited to see some of the officers stationed there.

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All rights reserved. Now that Mr. - Collins was not a sensible man. He was a mixture of pride and obsequiousness, self-importance and humility.

To link to this Pride and Prejudice Chapters Summary page, copy the following code to your site:. Toggle navigation. In Chapter 15, Mr. Collins reveals to Mrs. Bennet that he is in search of a wife and that he came to Longbourn with the purpose of taking one of the Bennet daughters to fulfill this position.

The narrator offers some insight into Mr. Collins 's past. Owing to the combination of an "illiterate and miserly father" and the unexpected good fortune of finding Lady Catherine as a patroness, Collins is both overly humble and yet completely full of himself. His intention in coming to Longbourn is to "make amends" for the entailment by marrying one of the Bennet daughters. Though he is initially attracted to Jane because of her beauty, Collins shifts his attention to Elizabeth after learning from Mrs. Bennet that Jane might soon be engaged.

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  1. His plan is to choose one of the Bennet daughters, which is his method of "atoning" for inheriting their father's estate. He is interested in Jane at first, but Mrs. Bennet nips THAT right in the bud (Mr. Bingley is way more eligible), and he quickly switches his affections to.

  2. Mr. Collins has come to Longbourn with a plan to marry one of the Bennet sisters. He privately tells Mrs. Bennet his intentions, and she redirects his target from Jane, whom she hopes will marry Bingley, to Elizabeth. Mr. Collins joins the Bennet sisters in a walk to Meryton.

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