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|A slight defense of Mary
Written by Anne-Marie
(4/16/2010 3:10 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, St Mary the Stupid (long), penned by Anselm
Yes, Mary Bennet is pedantic, boring, tedious, thinks far too much of her own paltry accomplishments. But consider this: She is the middle child. Jane and Elizabeth are close companions, as are Kitty and Lydia. Mary is kind of stuck by herself. I think she may pursue books and music in an attempt to get a share of her father's attention, since her mother clearly favors Jane and Lydia. She is emulating Lizzie but lacks Lizzie's intelligence or common sense.
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