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How Much Kitty, Lydia, Lizzie, Jane, and Mary Is in You?

Madeline Gobbo

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Mary Bennet

When you're reading Pride and Prejudice for the ninth time, it's easy to identify with Elizabeth Bennet, sage, wit, and hero of the novel, and write off Kitty and Lydia as frivolous, Mary as socially maladapt, and Jane as TOO GOOD FOR THIS ROTTEN EARTH, but actually there's a little bit of all the Bennet sisters in all of us.

You're a little bit Mary if you... break out in hives when you hear someone misusing a pianoforte to play Chopsticks.

Topics: Books
Tags: books we love, pride and prejudice, jane austen, classics, we can't all be lizzie

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About the Author
Madeline Gobbo

Madeline Gobbo is the store artist at The Booksmith in San Francisco. She illustrated Mallory Ortberg's TEXTS FROM JANE EYRE and her work has appeared on The Daily Dot, The Kernel, The Toast, and Full Stop.

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