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|I think "romanticized" is the wrong adj. for Jane.
Written by Connie
(4/21/2010 10:51 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, sensible, intelligent young woman  readily joined by Jane, penned by Stephanie
Jane is no Marianne Dashwood. She would never marry someone she could not love or respect, which makes her different from Charlotte. On the other hand, I think she is like Charlotte, in that neither of them looks at the faults of their potential husband--Charlotte through wilfull blindness, Jane, because she can only see the good in everyone. Jane chooses a man everyone likes. Charlotte chooses a man no one likes (except, perhaps, Lady Catherine!).
Jane does not believe Wickham's story to the same extent Lizzy does, not being influenced by his charm and good looks. Of course, neither does she suspect or blame him.
Jane is also more guarded in showing her "affection" than Charlotte is--although Jane is so naturally, while Charlotte acts by design.
I'm not seeing at this point that Lizzy is the middle between two extremes here--in some ways, such as seeing Darcy's faults, she differs from them both--but perhaps you can persuade me!
At any rate, I do not think Lizzy wants "a worldly view" of marriage, and this is precisely why she does not use Charlotte as a "sounding board".
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