Posted by Ann on September 06, 1997 at 23:42:39:
In response to Mr. Knightley's Envy, written by Tom on September 06, 1997 at 15:19:42
] (2) the easy success that Frank Churchill seems to have had in winning the affections of the woman he (Frank) loves [Kathleen's comment]; and
I think it is mostly this one. Frank is secure in the love of Jane, but at this point Mr. Knightley does not think that he can ever be anything more than a brother in Emma's eyes. Frank has won his heart's love, and did so rather easily, while Knightley must still strive to win the woman he loves. That's why he is jealous.
Posting followups to old messages is disabled; instead go to the main index and post a new message which mentions this one.