Quick Index Board Index Home FAQ Site Map
|Not really :)
Written by Reeba
(1/31/2011 3:39 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Run the man down, penned by Robbin
and yet it is not the style of a woman; no, certainly, it is too strong and concise; not diffuse enough for a woman. No doubt he is a sensible man, and I suppose may have a natural talent for -- thinks strongly and clearly -- and when he takes a pen in hand, his thoughts naturally find proper words. It is so with some men. Yes, I understand the sort of mind. Vigorous, decided, with sentiments to a certain point, not coarse. A better written letter, Harriet (returning it,) than I had expected."
Emma could have lied here, but she didn't.
I disapprove too, but from a different angle.
I disapprove of Harriet a great deal!!
I stand by my statement that everytime it 'seems' Emma is running down RM or the family she's actually doing the unfair thing of comparing them with the higher genteel class......to show Harriet she has to aim for this upper class, and men from there.
'Illiterate' is not limited to the sense 'unlettered' as it is today.
It includes a whole gamut of education which Robert Martin has definitely not received as a gentleman would.
Groupread is maintained by Myretta with WebBBS 3.21.