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Written by Elena
(3/4/2007 1:36 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Yet if you loved me as I wish…, penned by Robbin
I agree with you: it looks like Faulkland doesn't control his emotions at all and gives full reign to his (ill-understood) sensibility. As far as I can describe his thought processes, the first time his neurones make a click, an idea springs to the front lobes, all ready. And as the neurones click (in a sense) randomly, so...
Every one of his friends describe him as capricious (Jack to his face, Lydia to Julia). It is well-known, then, but I feel with them that there is nothing to be done.
And another thought. The Austens used "The Rivals" for private theatricals, did they not? Well, what is more natural than a clever girl thinking about her own version of unbridled sensibility? :) In epistolary form, perhaps... Or...
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