How Does Charlotte Lucas Change

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Charlotte Lucas is from the book called Pride and Prejudice, which was originally published on January 28, 1813, by Jane Austen. She's made known as a "sensible, intelligent young woman, about twenty-seven" (5.2). Sir William Lucas and Lady Lucas eldest out of seven children. The Lucas’s live at Lucas Lodge and are the Bennet’s neighbors. Charlotte is the best friends to Elizabeth (Lizzy as her family calls her) Bennet. Charlotte is the opposite of her dynamic friend, her personality never changes, making her static as a character. Relationships in Miss Lucas’s life do change, but not her views. Charlotte involvement in the conflict is small and doesn’t make her any different. Her life does change, especially in her motives and actions…show more content…
Near the beginning of the book, Elizabeth was gossiping to Charlotte on how much Jane has a crush on Mr. Bingley but hides it well; Than Charlotte’s intelligence shines through and she says: "If a woman conceals her affection with the same skill from the object of it, she may lose the opportunity of fixing him; and it will then be but poor consolation to believe the world equally in the dark […] In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels" (6.2). As the story unfolds a man named Mr. Collins, a fat, snobbish clergyman and a relative to the Bennet’s; Appears at Longbourn also the reader quickly learns that he will inherit Longbourn and as a "single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife" (1.1). At first Mr. Collins wanted Jane because she was the prettiest of all the Bennet girls, but Mrs. Bennet tells him that she was taken by Mr. Bingley so he started courting Lizzy in Jane’s place. The same day after the proposal from Mr. Collins to Lizzy was rejected, he proposes to Ms. Lucas and she accepts, although she later says she accepted to "secure [Lizzy] from any return of Mr. Collins's addresses, by engaging them towards herself" (22.1). How does this affect her

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