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  1. Lanaghan, 2008

  2. An Old StoryPride & Prejudice • By Jane Austen • Emma • Sense and Sensibility • First published in 1813 in UK • Her most famous work Lanaghan, 2008

  3. New Setting…… • The Bakshis have 4 daughters. • Mrs. Bakshi wants rich husbands for them • Her daughter Lalita wants to marry for love, not money. • She is not afraid to speak her mind • Darcy is a rich, handsome American with ideas of his own Lanaghan, 2008

  4. Bollywood StyleAishwarya Rai Bachchan • Award-winning actress • Bride and Prejudice • Mistress of Spices • Jeans • The Last Legion • “most beautiful woman in the world. • “Miss World” in 1994. • married to Abhishek Bachchan • Celebrity wedding in 2007 Lanaghan, 2008

  5. “A proud man is always looking down, and when you're looking down, you can't see what is above you.” "When we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us." PRIDE “The pride of the peacock is the glory of God.” DISCUSS: Do the quotations below present PRIDE as a Positive (P) or Negative (N)? Lanaghan, 2008

  6. PRIDE (n)- • When someone thinks very ____________ of themselves (or someone close to them). • Related words: proud, ___________ • PREJUDICE (n) – • when someone maintains ______________________ ideas about another person or group of people. Lanaghan, 2008

  7. Pride? OR … Prejudice? Which statements below (from the movie Bride and Prejudice), express Pride? Prejudice? • “Well, if you can pay for the best hotel -- what’s wrong with that??” ________ • “Rich American! Does he think we (Indian girls) aren’t good enough for him? ________ • “I deserve the ideal spouse (perfect wife/husband) for myself in order to be happy.” ________ • “Indian girls who move to America will never be good wives.” ________ • Arranged marriage is a little backward, don’t you think? __________ Lanaghan, 2008

  8. MORE QUOTATIONS • Pride goes before a fall. (proverb) • Swallow your pride (idiom) • Temper gets you into trouble. Pride keeps you there. • No one ever choked to death swallowing his pride. • Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.” (Kahlil Gibran) • In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes (John Ruskin, British writer and architect, 1819-1900) Lanaghan, 2008

  9. Internet resources – Bride and Prejudice • Official movie website - http://www.miramax.com/bride/ • You Tube clips - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izrpZxkX2p8 Lanaghan, 2008