Literary Herald THE APPLICABILITY OF JANE AUSTEN'S NOVEL PRIDE & PREJUDICE OVER THE PRESENT ERA

Gowhar Bashir, M Literature
unpublished
The Pride and Prejudice were written before two hundred years ago and as we know that the writers writes about that by what they are affected or influenced. In a sense the writer presents the essence of their age and era through their piece of writing. But the world believes that, the passage of time leads to evolution; which is accompanied by advancement in technology; which in turn led to the advancement of the world and people. Therefore what was applicable yesterday may not be applicable in
more » ... ot be applicable in present or what was truth yesterday may not be true at present, because each age and its constituents are different from one another. However, this all is contrary to Jane Austen's novel, i.e. pride and prejudice. Although whatever Jane showed 200 years ago is quite applicable to the present age and its individuals. This totally goes against the Theory of Evolution.
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