re: always has
Posted by Sherry on October 15, 1997 at 09:26:57:
In response to She does indeed..., written by Kali on October 15, 1997 at 00:31:47
.... is that during many of the times when we see Emma's thoughts, I noticed that she refers to something Mr Knightley would have said, or has said to her. This happened quite a few times - you should have a look and see, and you'll realise that Emma often refers to Knightley in her thoughts!!!
As for when I think Emma should've gotten a clue, I'd have to name the scene in which she and Mr. Knightley argue over Frank and duty. It's painfully obvious that he hates Frank because he's jealous of her interest in him.
....., and the mathematician would have caught all that and more, most especially the perfection of a matching of Mr. Knightley and Miss Emma Woodhouse. Duh.
Yes, He is always making asides, and she is always thinking but why didn't Emma realize it? A friend and I were discussing this and she thinks it was because Emma was so preoccupied with everyone elses happiness that she overlooked her own (women still do this) so this seems reasonable but I get the feeling that Jane made them a little too reticent.
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