The main character of the novel is strong willed Elizabeth Bennet. Elizabeth, while being a very kind girl, is also very stubborn and very prejudiced against anyone who seems off to her. Elizabeth is quite judgmental and is very quick to make false judgement about anyone and everyone that crosses her path. She is harsh and very brutally honest, which gives her a less than perfect reputation. She immediately dislikes Mr. Darcy because he made a petty remark to her. She formed her entire opinion on him completely based on this miniscule remark, and used this opinion of him to completely despise him and instead favor Mr. Wickham who had slighted Mr. Darcy.
Throughout the course of the novel, many negative aspects of her personality begin to change and she begins to see her faults. She realizes later after better getting to know Mr. Darcy that he is a much better person than his first impression had let on. She comes to know of the situation between him and Mr. Wickham, and realizes that her initial impression of Mr. Wickham being a good man was, in fact, completely incorrect. From her errors she learns that she should not be quick to judge people, and that first impressions are most certainly not everything.
Mr. Darcy is the son of a very noble and wealthy family. He is very similar to Elizabeth, much more than he lets on when he first meets her. They soon come to find out that they are quite compatible and practically made for one another. Initially, Darcy shares the same negative trait as Elizabeth: he is judgmental, stubbo...