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Written by Jim Morris
(4/28/2013 7:09 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Darcy, penned by bridget d
..thus far, is in thinking he was looking out for his friend?
Chapters 35-36, read very carefully, word for word, sentence for sentence, Darcy's letter and Lizzie's behaviour and reaction, let us see the truth of is just as if we were Lizzie. This is where our own opinions as readers have to be put in perspective by the narrator. We see what she sees, ask her questions, feel what she feels, and come to realise the truth of most of it. Darcy has never treated Lizzie badly, except maybe in the clumsiness of his proposal, Lizzie, on the other hand has treated him in return with coldness, a dislike that bordered almost on hate, totally misjudged him in regard to Wickham, and also fully explained her own thoughts on Jane's on-the-surface indifference to Bingley. All these things are there to be read in those two important chapters; perhaps two of the most important in the whole book.
By comparison, Darcy seems to be emerging as a somewhat different man than we thought, does he not?
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