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|No great compliment to men either way, I agree!
Written by Line
(3/13/2009 10:24 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Ch 14: Hard to make this one out..., penned by Karen G
To borrow the words of Aunt Gardiner, "that speech savours strongly of disappointment". I wonder what personal experiences made JA write those lines... She seemed to be saying that even the best of men can't handle a woman who is all she could be. :-( To me, there is something decidedly feminist about these lines, though in a sad way.
I just wanted to point out that stupidity and ignorance are not the same thing - Catherine is ignorant, in the sense of lacking knowledge, but she is certainly not stupid!
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