Posted by Kali on July 07, 1997 at 03:31:22:
In reply to Re: Emma-Has this been discussed before? posted by Kathy F. on July 06, 1997 at 23:08:25
] Sure, she has her moments, but she's no cockey, haughty witch. In fact, very few people - notably Mr. K and John - understand the potential evil in what others see as charming and harmless.
] I don't think that John saw anything in Emma-for one thing, he was too far away most of the time.
May I remind you that it was JOHN who noticed that Mr. Elton was interested in marrying Emma (for her money) and not Harriet...
"'Mr. Elton in love with me! What an idea!'
'I do not say it is so; but you will do well to consider whether or not it is so, and to regulate your behaviour accordingly. I think your manners to him encouraging. I speak as a friend, Emma. You had better look about you, and ascertain what you do, and what you mean to do.'"