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|Perhaps she's just solid and serious?
Written by Debra R
(10/4/2011 1:58 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, No taste for wit, penned by Cheryl
I have known warm, loving people who had no taste for wit--who have no sense of humor themselves, and a tendency to distrust those who do. Perhaps she sees wit as frivolous and unsound.
I do think it's unfair to castigate Lady R for looking askance at Captain Wentworth's confidence that he would soon get more prizes. Why should his confidence in his luck reassure anyone? I could say I plan to win the lottery, but that doesn't increase its likelihood.
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