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Written by Kira
(1/14/2004 2:19 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Clogs to clogs..., penned by Linden
One question that I'm chewing over, since I'm taking social status as my theme for this Group Read: why did JA make the Bingley fortune come from trade? The adaptation omitted this -- does it make any difference to our understanding of the social relations in P&P?
I think that it shows that Mr. Darcy is willing to socialize with people who in social status are less than he is. And the ofcause it make room for a lot of fun comments from Caroline on trade...
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