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|I don't normally take Mr Knightley's word as 'must be'.
Written by Reeba
(2/17/2011 10:20 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Mystery of the Questions, penned by Robbin
He doesn't know Harriet well, yet gives his opinion about her.
A sample of her answer can also be used to gauge her manner in answering Emma.
Her answer to Emma; CH: 21
"When I have seen Mr. Elton," replied Jane, "I dare say I shall be interested -- but I believe it requires that with me."
I see this as a barb. It isn't polite but a sharp retort. Based more in dislike of the person.
I think they both share a mutual dislike for each other.
We are not enlightened about what Jane really thinks about things.
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