6 Matching Annotations
  1. May 2019
    1. Netherfield ball

      Ball that Mr. Bingley invites the Bennet family to. This ball was a way for Mr. Bingley to spend more time courting Jane. This was the proper way for men to court women in this time. It was also an opportunity for Elizabeth to spend time with Wickham but when he doesn't show up, Elizabeth spends time with Mr. Darcy, pushing their complicated love story further. Mr. Darcy also uses the ball as a proper way to court Elizabeth in his own way.

    2. perusal

      "Reading through or over something" (OED).

    3. approbation

      "Approval or praise" (OED).

    4. profligacy

      "Licentious or dissolute behavior, debauchery; sexual promiscuity" (OED).

    5. penitent

      "Feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong" (OED).

    6. err

      "To fail; to miss" (OED).