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|Lakes, mountains, and rivers shall not be jumbled together
Written by Stephanie
(5/12/2010 11:01 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, More on Austen's mastery, penned by Frances G
That is an excellent point! Jane Austen does not linger on describing Meryton, or Longbourne - she is already telling us what we need to know about the inhabitants through dialogue and exposition. But Darcy, still a mystery, she starts to unfold by going into his surroundings, his taste, his background...
Another of Author Austen's talents - making ME interested in reading about scenery! *chuckles*
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