Posted by Nora on September 15, 1997 at 18:47:29:
I am glad that fellow Crawfordites are sticking it out. And I saw that some people are doubting the connections between Darcy and Henry, which I believe that there is a least some similarities.
Darcy is rich and so is Henry (a bit less however)
Darcy is a gentlemen and Henry is too (disregarding the last forty pages)
Darcy sets off to hurt Elizabeth by saying that she is only tolerable and swaying Mr. Bingley from Jane
Henry doesn't notice Fanny until he wants to con his attentions on to her for his excitement
Darcy all of a sudden loves Elizabeth as does Henry for no real reason and as a result of no encouragement
After Elizabeth rejects Darcy he tries to convince himself that he does not love her....and THAT is what I am trying the convey on to Henry in my fanfic. That there should be a continuation as there was in P&P, there should be change in both Henry and Fanny and that she can love him. If JA had stopped writing right after Lizzy first rejects Darcy there would be the exact same uproar and we would be the Darcyfiles.
MP JUST DIDN"T END RIGHT!!!
PAI PAI PAI!!!
****Oh and Julia I have reached the dull boring part in any story where Fanny must be convinced of Henry beyond initial ponderings. Part V should come out soon however.
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