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|A very smug Emma. Emma certainly embodies some
Written by AnnetteJ
(1/31/2011 6:35 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, a single woman of good fortune, penned by Nikki N
of the worst prejudices against poor people (read women) in that statement. A poor spinster is "the proper sport of boys and girls"? What a contemptable attitude is that...That money alone determines respect in society and a poor unmarried woman is "obviously" going to be "disagreeable and ridiculous"?? No wonder Jane Austen wrote that she created a heroine that only she could love! The only "justification," if there is any, for such a mean spirited attitude is youth -- and at 21 Emma is no longer a child or a teenager.
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