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|I can (and do) doubt that Mr Collins loves
Written by kathleen (elder)
(4/30/2010 6:21 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Life as a Nun, penned by Aaron
Charlotte. I see no evidence that Mr Collins loved Charlotte when he proposed -- he proposed because he needed to return to Kent an engaged man (per Lady Catherine's
Charlotte will be sharing her life with a pompous fool, a man whose opinions she surely cannot respect. And I see nothing in the novel to indicate that she was pining for love or the physical part of marriage. Marriage was her object, not the husband.
As for assuming that life as a spinster is so lonely that a woman should be willing to
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