Bachelor of Arts in English
Margaret Case, Ph.D.
It is a truth universally acknowledged among English Majors that the movie is never as good as the book. This might be especially true for Jane Austen’s novels, which contain a complex narrative irony. However, there are a few film adaptations, especially Director Joe Wright’s 2005 Pride and Prejudice, that capture on screen what some readers may have been unable to “see” in the book. Specifically, my close comparison of film and text will reveal both subtle and overt aspects of this novel’s proto-feminist values.
Benman, Bernadette, "Feminist Elements in the Pride and Prejudice I What Film Reveals in Text" (2016). English Theses. 106.