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|GR and more parody on beauty
Written by Barbara
(3/30/2003 7:00 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: She's a peach, penned by Cheryl
That part goes on to say:
--her humble vanity was contented--she felt more obliged to the two young men for this simple praise than a true quality heorine would have been for fifteen sonnets in celebration of her charms
Well, you guessed it! The 'true quality heroine' Emily St. Aubert in Udolopho does have a secret admirer composing sonnets to her in the first chapter of the book! He writes it on the wall of a little cabin the family has (where they can go to admire scenery). An exerpt:
At first, Emily is not sure the lines are to her, but later the secret admirer adds her name to the sonnet.
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