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|Frequency of praise. Contradictory.
Written by Reeba
(3/13/2013 8:25 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Emma, penned by bridget D
Frequently? "How many times", by how many people during the course of the book do we read about her getting praised?
Miss Bates, perhaps, at every meeting with her?
Isn't it a very very contradictory statement too?
It's being drummed into ones head that Emma is spoilt because of being praised, and thought of as very highly?
>I certianly DONT see JA's use of the words unfeigned etc in relation to Emma's regret as ironic.
Not ironic, but funny - all that exaggeration of feeling by Emma tickles me :-)
Her feelings of regret are momentary IMO. As you seem to agree;
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