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Written by Bridget D
(1/29/2011 3:33 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Emma's attitude to her governess, penned by Nikki N
no a governess was not a servant.. and she was technically socially close in rank to her employers. She was a lady. So there is no contradiction IMO between Emma loving Miss Taylor and treating her as an equal and friend and looking down on the Martins. Farmers were well below her socially....
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