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|IMO Mr Knightley is judging Harriet the....
Written by Reeba
(2/3/2011 5:03 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, she is sweet, docile and not clever or unduly intelligent, penned by Frances G
Mr Knightley doesn't know Harriet personally.
>she is also to be pitied because she lacks the skills to fight against Emma's extremely clever influence.
Emma's clever influence is her high position and money which is guiding Harriet's intelligence (she has some of that, I'm certain) IMO.
Emma is a stepping stone for her.
Total blame could be laid on Emma if there was no Robert Martin/Martin family/sisters involved.
Their involvement makes it a matter more of her heart and feelings and less of her brain.
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