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Written by AnnetteJ
(4/12/2010 2:32 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, She latches on to what she does understand, penned by kathleen (elder)
job to get five girls married -- girls who are in real danger of not getting married due to their lack of fortune. I think Mrs. B. is genuine in her concern for her daughters - granted that Lizzie is not the most favored one in her eyes, which I think makes us a little prejudiced against her, Mrs. B that is. And mismatched married couples appear in other works by Austen as well. Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, well just a about every one of them has a couple where generally the wife is the one who comes off not looking too good, usually due to an empty head.
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