Mr. Darcy’s Letter

Title

Mr. Darcy’s Letter

Subject

Personal Memorabilia

Description

Mr. Darcy’s letter of explanation to Elizabeth is a turning point in their love story. After Elizabeth rejects Mr. Darcy’s marriage proposal, he writes a letter that addresses two accusations she made against him – his treatment of Wickham and his separation of Jane and Mr. Bingly. After reading his account in the letter, she realizes that her impressions were entirely wrong in those two cases and many more. She lets go of her prejudices and begins to fall in love. He let go of his pride enough to explain himself to her.

Creator

Mr. Darcy

Source

Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

Contributor

Brianna Sumption

Type

Novel

Files

10.jpg

Citation

Mr. Darcy, “Mr. Darcy’s Letter,” The Museum of Fictional Literary Artifacts, accessed October 1, 2022, https://mfla.omeka.net/items/show/280.