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|In spite of her character flaws and the mortification she causes
Written by Sansanee
(6/5/2007 10:35 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Exactly, penned by JulieW
...it seems that Mrs. Bennet at least knows her duty by her daughters - to get them well married, for their and likely her own, financial security. I think she also wants them to be personally happy, but it seems that she primarily equates the financial security of marriage with happiness - otherwise she would not have so desperately wanted Lizzy to accept Mr. Collins' proposal!
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