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|'...her bloom had vanished early.'
Written by Mandy N
(10/6/2008 3:26 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Autumnal Persuasion, penned by Cheryl
Despite Anne's 'elegance of mind and sweetness of charecter';
According to the narrator, the fading of Anne's bloom is due to the thwarting of her romantic hopes; 'her attachment and regrets for a long time clouded every enjoyment of youth; and an early loss of bloom and spririts had their lasting effect'. (ch. 4)
Yet Sir Walter sees Elizabeth, Anne's older sister 'as blooming as ever'.
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