This is from a series of literary works paired with captions from "The Onion." I believe this image captures the significance of class in Emma. Emma's character refuses to settle for anything but the best, and never leaves her social class.
After meeting the obnoxious Mrs. Elton, Emma declares to Harriet, "There is only one thing to do with a person as impossible as she is--I must throw her a party! Otherwise, everyone will know how much I dislike her!