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|Isabella---Could She Be Redeemed?
Written by BarbaraB
(4/24/2003 10:59 p.m.)
I spoke earlier of wondering if there might be any possible redemption for Isabella. I kept any eye out for even the smallest defense but obviously, as the story proceeded it became impossible to make any case for her. The best I can do is say that she has some positive traits which unfortunately she uses in an unbecoming and selfish manner. She is smart (though she outsmarts herself), she is lively, can be witty and is attractive, which apparently was a great asset for a woman in need of a husband especially, I think, if she was lacking in funds. However, her negative traits are so great as to make her more notable ones receed into insignifcance. No doubt about it, she earned her just desserts.
But I have thought about what could have made her the way she
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