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Pride and Prejudice

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The Bingleys response to Jane's decline

PRIDE-EGE8Y1

As Jane recuperates at Netherfield in Chapter 8, which of the following statements best exemplifies the narrator's ironic tone regarding the Bingleys?

A

"Bingley urged Mr. Jones's being sent for immediately."

B

"While his sisters, convinced that no country advice could be of any service, recommended an express to town for one of the most eminent physicians."

C

"Bingley was quite uncomfortable."

D

"His sisters declared that they were miserable."

E

"He could find no better relief to his feelings than by giving his housekeeper directions that every possible attention might be paid to the sick lady and her sister."