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|GR:"The compliment of attention"
Written by Mary Anne
(8/12/2003 9:08 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: Falling for CB all over again..., penned by Megan Nichole
Easy to do, isn't it? ;-)
] Now I'm beginning to appreciate the characters on their own merits, and already I am won by the way he silently appreciates Marianne's musical skills
One of the great quotable quotes of this novel, that Brandon listens respectfully to her playing and doesn't go into raptures, but pays her "the compliment of attention" that shows real taste and judgment. It's also revealing that at this point Marianne is disposed to think very well of him for it. No romantic interest at this point, of course, but . . .
] Of course, this made me also want to give Willoughby and Marianne SUTHs when they insult him.
Yes. One of the earliest warning signs of just what association with Willoughby is doing to Marianne.
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