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|class and Emma
Written by Bridget D
(3/8/2011 2:30 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Class and Marriage, penned by Jane Marie
So, instead of introducing Jane to marriage partners, her gentle friends insist that she apply herself for work as a governess, persumably because it is one of the few professions that will allow her to retain her status as a gentlewoman
They dont "INSIST". Jane is the one who insists that she's going to start work as a governess. The Campbells do introduce jane to society but problaby because she has no dowry, she does not get any offers. She is nearly 21 and decides that since she's got to earn her living somehow, she needs to start...
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