Letters as Literary Devices in Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen, seventh of the eight children of Reverend George and Cassandra Leigh Austen, was born on December 16, 1775 (Warren, 2017).  Austen was an avid reader since her early years. However, her readings extended little beyond the literature of the eighteenth century. Writers such as, Samuel Richardson and Miss Burney tremendously influenced her.  Therefore,…

Essay: Prejudice and Discrimination

In the modern world, there is a direct link between prejudice and discrimination.  Prejudice is defined as the unjustified negative attitudes that some people hold against others of a certain group of people.  Prejudice can include attitudes such as sexism, racism, homophobia, and religious persecution.  Prejudices are pre-formed and have no reasonable basis.  Discrimination includes…