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|But Jane is one of Mrs Bennet's favorites, and
Written by kathleen (elder)
(1/11/2004 7:30 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Lizzy Not Mother's Favorite, penned by Annette J
I think you are correct about this.
] ... Mrs Bennet was apparently very attractive when she was the age of her daughters (Chapter 2)and may have been experiencing some unconscious rivalry with her least-favorite daughter, who is considered "quite a local beauty,"
But Jane is evidently the prettiest of the sisters (both Bingley & Darcy say so), and Mrs Bennet feels no rivalry there. I think Mrs Bennet is quite pleased to have a daughter as beautiful as Jane, and she is certain Jane will find a husband because of it (as Mrs Bennet herself did).
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