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Written by Carol
(8/25/2013 12:31 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, slaves, penned by bridget d
..as Jerry said, that Sir Thomas owned slaves. As Bridget says, what we do not know is how he felt about this. The only evidence we have is the short conversation between Edmund and Fanny after her question to Sir Thomas. I tend to think JA's purpose was to show Fanny coming out of her shell and participating more in the family circle, so for me it's hard to interpret this one conversation as a summation of JA's feelings on slavery.
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