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|Time difference, perhaps?
Written by Christiana
(1/19/2004 9:55 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Difference in tone--Kitty and Lydia, penned by Diana
Well, what seemed highly improper behavior to those who first read P&P probably doesn't strike modern audiences as being so significant. I think those scenes were included to impress upon the average audience member (read: those who don't have a wide knowledge of Regency standards and mores) how immature and thoughtless the two youngest girls--especially Lydia--are.
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