Perhaps too broad, but...
Posted by Mary on October 17, 1997 at 07:41:33:
In response to sweeping statement..., written by Hil on October 15, 1997 at 19:52:26
] This is a very sweeping statement. It does seem to ring true for many women, but it always seems very strange to me. And isn't it one of the things councellors always advise against holding out hope for? And do men find similar appeal in the idea of changing their women?
Perhaps I stated myself too broadly, but you mistake my meaning. I was referring to the tendancy of love bringing out the best qualities in a person. Rochester lost his arrogance and had a religious awakening, or re-awakening and strove only to be worthy of Jane. Loving and losing Jane was certainly the catalyst for this transformation.
I was by no means referring to the belief that a person can reform someone of bad character by virtue of their love.
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