English 4 Honors
August 22, 2012
Pride and Prejudice VS Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Pride and prejudice the original 1817 romantic comedy about young lovers in contrast to Pride and Prejudice and zombies which combine Jane Austens classical novel pride and Prejudice with elements of modern zombie fictional and Gothic literature. Both tales keep the same concept telling a story about tangled relationships between young couples in different social classes questioning true love and love out of interest. To a readers surprise you'll see how personal qualities interfere with each other. In both tales the anxiety about social connection interfere with the works of love, Darcy arrogant young master of Pemberley prejudice against Elizabeth's social class believing he is inferior to her cause problems between the two and her misjudgment of his social class. At the first ball she makes a poor first impression refusing to dance with him smart mouth Elizabeth stirs up conflict here with Mr.Darcy, in comparison to the ultra-violent amplified zombies version its opposite because Darcy in this case refuse to dance with Elizabeth and before fighting off the zombie attack she intended to speak to Darcy. On the contrary the story's most obvious diffidence is the mysterious plague that has struck upon the village of Merryton also referred to the "unmentionables", as we know them to be zombies. The determined Zombie fighting Elizabeth has taken it upon herself to fight off zombies with her sisters who have been trained in martial are and weaponry by Mr.Bennet. Mrs Bennet in the other hand endeavors to get her daughters to marry off to wealthy suitor which is also seen in pride and prejudice with the exact intentions. Another similarity in both books is that Mr. Collins proposes to Elizabeth who rejects both proposal and he ends up marrying Catherine the best friend, the bitter irony in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is when Catherine surprisingly gets attacked by a zombie...
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