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The statement by Jane Austen known as “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife” is still relevant in the modern era for some of the people in our society. The statement actually means that a rich man with good income and property who search for a want to be wife who can do household chores, taking care of family and child. Their are people who still have thinking that if a man is well educated with enough of income and having property than the man think of marriage just only for take care of child and family with doing all the household chores. And on other side, in today’s generation there are also people who want their partner with equal education. In villages, people used to give their daughter with only good fortune single man because of their things and the man also has the need with women who do household chores for maintaining his house this is wrong. Why? This thing should be consider or needed just for man are marrying women this needs to get changed. Because women may gets suffer from such kind of marriage which leads to prejudice. Due to this kind of marriage were women are getting married to such men who only want her wife to do household chores and taking care of family which is absolutely wrong with women who will faces from various problems in her future life. Society need to change their thinking according to gender because their are many working women like men giving competition to men’s. As per the statement the thinking is still there for some people and the statement is true that single man with good fortune wants the wife who can help him to maintain household work and take care of family.