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|His humor begins to wear after a while. And it is a serious
Written by AnnetteJ
(4/21/2010 5:44 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, He enjoys other people's follies, penned by Connie
subject, probably something that Mrs Bennet dwells on to the point of distraction. We see in Sense and Sensibility what happens to unmarried women who do not inherit, and we see as well in Emma what happens to poor unmarried women (Mrs and Miss Bates). While some may feel his humor is just what Mrs Bennet deserves for not being as smart as he is, if you have ever been on the receiving end of endless teasing you begin to grow weary of Mr Bennet, a bully as well as a gentleman hiding in his study.
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