Jurnal Ilmiah Langue and Parole
Vol 1 No 1 (2017): Jurnal Ilmiah Langue and Parole

The power and discrimination of women as seen in jane austen’s Pride and prejudice

Gesmaloni, Gesmaloni

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Publish Date
23 Jun 2017


There is always discrimination against women in any field, as experienced by the main character Elizabeth Bennet in the novel Pride and Prejudice. Because women can not accept the inheritance from their fathers, therefore women are required to marry rich men to improve social class and economic life. Discrimination of women in the inheritance of wealth makes women have to struggle in finding rich men to marry. In the data analysis method the author performs a systematic procedure with a novel understanding, the main character of Elizabeth Bennet and also feminist theory, the technique used in this research is a structural technique by analyzing novels based on the elements that make up. The results of this study found that: 1) the discrimination of women in the inheritance of his fathers estate, 2) the main character of Elizabeth Bennett describes the strength of women, because of his firm and wise in facing all problems in his life, 3) the womens struggle was carried out by Elizabeth Bennet in Find his true love and marry on the basis of love until it ends happily, but so many obstacles he faces both from the outside and from himself.        

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Arts Humanities Education Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media


Jurnal JILP (Langue and Parole) adalah sebuah jurnal peer-review yang didedikasikan untuk publikasi hasil penelitian yang berkualitas dalam bidang Bahasa, Budaya dan Linguistik namun tak terbatas secara implisit. Jurnal menerbitkan secara berkala dua kali setahun yaitu pada Juni dan Desember. ...