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|GR: True, but...
Written by Barbara
(9/5/2003 4:54 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: You're being to modest..., penned by joe m
I meant in terms of what Fanny Dashwood and Mrs. Ferrars would deem 'worth'. I don't think they could care less about intellect, character, personality, humour, or anything other than money and social status. Elinor is 'worthier' (in their estimation) to be Edward's wife, but Lucy is the one who is gaining in their favour because she is willing to play this phony/flattery game and Elinor is not.
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