Marriage has gone through a gradual transition from a custom to a legal talk about since 1800s. In 1800s, women were completely subordinated to their husbands. Their gender role was limited in their house, and they had to gratify husband's needs. Their days and nights were very tiring. Their life was very hard; they basically possessed no rights at this time ever sold. Jane Austen was a good novelist in that era. Austen lived in a time when relationship was the only path out for a few..