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|Foreshadowing or irony?
Written by Lucy Jean
(1/11/2004 2:25 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Observations from Chapter 9, penned by Hannah M
Readers already have some reason to guess that Mr. Darcy's was the most intricate character she'd ever encountered, and she wasn't amused by it.
] Then follows the only piece of foreshadowing I have noticed in P&P, when Lizzy says
"But people themselves alter so much, that there is something new to be oberserved in them forever."
Was this principle only to be applied to her friends and neighbors, not to Mr. Darcy himself? She decided what his character was at the first assembly and didn't show much inclination to believe there would ever be anything new to learn about him.
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