Posted by Cassandra on July 19, 1997 at 19:50:45:
In reply to Re: Emma2 vs Emma3 posted by Wendy on July 19, 1997 at 19:07:09
Strangely enough, on JNortham's audiobook reading of Emma, he does a more accurate, angrier Knightley than Hollywood allowed him. He is a very talented actor (and handsome), as is his counterpart, Mark Strong. I think that it is hard/unjust to compare the two.
Here we go again. Angrier=accurate, according to whom? It is your perception. Nor, do I agree. Mr. Knightley is above-all a gentleman-the one in a hundred with gentleman so plainly written line. JA comments on/emphasizes his cheerfulness next to John.
"The brothers talked of their own concerns and pursuits, but principally of those of the elder, whose temper was by much the most communicative, and who was always the greater talker...was entered into as much equality of interest by John as his cooler manners rendered possible; and if his willing brother..."