The theme of this book is the relationship between a man and a woman, and how in England, it was most important that the women be wed to wealthy men. This book takes you on a journey of how young men and women struggled with love and life in the 1800's.
The tone of this book is amiable, meaning pleasant or friendly. This word suits the book because not only is it used everywhere in the text, but also describes the manner of every character. When interacting with each other, every character has a pleasant manner that gives them a good face with other, possilby weathly, people.