Pride and Prejudice OutlineI. Introduction A. Establish topic – Marriages during the 18th century. B. Groundwork for thesis (or Elaboration of thesis, which would come after the thesis) – During this time period, women doesn’t have much power and couldn’t really own landmarks or do anything to have much wealth but just depend on their significant other. C. Thesis – Marriages during the era was used for personal benefits rather than love. D. Argument layout – The Bennet’s daughters intentions was to marry someone that is wealthy so they could have a good future. The daughters of the Bennets are marrying someone for their wealth like Mr.Collins, Mr.Bingley, and Mr.Wickham. Mr.Collins, a wealthy minister that almost marry Elizabeth but got rejected. Mr.Bingley, also a wealthy man that just moved into the neighborhood. Mr.Wickham, a soldier and also a gambler who is really wealthy during the time period.II. Body Paragraph #1 A. Topic sentence – Most single men during the era were very wealthy and that’s the point for most women to get married. B. Demonstration/explanation/elaboration of topic sentence – “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” A “truth universally acknowledged” of what men wants when they’re wealthy and single. The quote shows that it is the main point of the story. C. Transition to the next body paragraph – The 18th century was an era for women to marry someone they love and also for wealth. III. Body Paragraph #2 A. Topic sentence – In the eyes of women during the 18th century was to marry someone that could take care of them. B. Demonstration/explanation/elaboration of topic sentence – “Mr. Collins’s present circumstances made it a most eligible match for their daughter, to whom they could give little fortune; and his prospects of future wealth were exceedingly fair” the statement shows that Mr.Collin want his daughter to marry someone that is rich and be able to provide little wealth for the Collins’ family. C. Transition to the next body paragraph – Many families wants their daughter to marry a rich person so they can provide wealth for them.IV. Body Paragraph #3 A. Topic sentence – The Bennet’s daughter, Jane married a wealthy man named Mr.Bingley. B. Demonstration/explanation/elaboration of topic sentence – “However little known the feelings or views of such a man may be on his first entering a neighbourhood, this truth is so well fixed in the minds of the surrounding families”, the statement describes a man entering the neighborhood which is Mr.Bingley. Mr.Bingley’s wealth helps “fixed the minds of the surrounding families.” The quote above means that from a husband’s wealth could help the wife’s family little by little. C. Transition to the next body paragraph – Jane marriage was mostly for wealth and doesn’t seems to be about love like Charlotte’s marriage. V. Body Paragraph #4 A. Topic sentence – Charlotte’s point for marrying Mr.Collin was for his fortune rather than his love. B. Demonstration/explanation/elaboration of topic sentence – “She had gained her point, and had time to consider of it. Her reflections were in general satisfactory.” Charlotte’s satisfaction is all about possessions and being wealthy. There were no love shown in Charlotte’s marriage, she just want the wealth for her satisfactory. C. Transition to the next body paragraph – There is one worse marriage out of all of the marriages above.VI. Body Paragraph #5 A. Topic sentence – Lydia’s marriage was one of the most fakest and horrific out of all of the marriages that occured above. B. Demonstration/explanation/elaboration of topic sentence – “Lydia declared herself satisfied. “Oh! yes—it would be much better to wait till Jane was well,” As shown from the quote above Jane is also like Lydia but a little bit worse because her intention was to marry a guy that will provide her money and riches. VII. Conclusion A. Summarize argument – Most women in this story only marry to have wealth and possessions. Lydia, Jane, and Charlotte are the worst marriages throughout the story because they mainly wants the money and a little love. The reason for wealth is because their parents wants a little wealth for themselves as well. Jane and Lydia were the worst of the worst because their intentions was all about money. B. Restate thesis – The women during the old days mainly marry for money but not really love and just leaving. C. Speak to the significance of your claim – Can leave blank for now.