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Written by Mandy N
(10/13/2008 3:10 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Poignancy, penned by Cathy Allen
'Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the excercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself... poetical descriptions extant of autumn,' Ch. 10
Yes, all these phrases are very poignant. The picture of the autumn countryside on the walk to Winthrop evokes a sense of passing time, of loss and on-coming winter. Anne is agitated to be near Capt. Wentworth and tries to distract herself by reciting the poetry of autumn.
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