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|Recognizing that his daughters are silly...
Written by Kathi
(5/3/2007 8:13 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, I believe your view of Mr. Bennet is too severe., penned by Marilynn
... is not the extent of Mr. Bennet's responsibilities toward his daughters as a Regency era father -- that is the problem. Their education is also his responsibility, a responsibility he appears to have neglected.
Perhaps we don't know at this point (since we are limited to what we know from the first nine chapters) whether he has before to improve them, but we should look for clues in the rest of the book.
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