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|Edmunds influence over Mary
Written by Karen Marie
(9/12/2013 4:27 a.m.)
It just occured to me (very late, I know) that Edmund is just like one of those women who falls in love with the wrong guys, always hoping to be able to reform them. Even though he is not blind to Mary Crawford`s faults, and even discusses them with Fanny, he is willing to overlook them because he hopes that she (Mary) will overcome these "imperfections". To me, it seems like he always believes that he can change her, up to the point where they discuss Henry and Maria`s affair, of course.
Mary shows Edmund that she is not changed, but I still think that she has developed some sort of idea about having gone about the Henry-Maria affair the wrong way. I think Edmund had had *some* influence over her mindset, even though she is much the same as before.
What do you think? Has Edmund influenced Mary at all?
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