Posted by Cassia on October 18, 1997 at 14:18:10:
In response to re: I'm suffering, written by Sherry on October 16, 1997 at 15:10:40
] Suffering may be something we encounter onthe road to wisdom but to seek it out is a form of self aggrandisement !
] No it's masochism! I was not talking about seeking out suffering. Doya think I'm nuts?
I think the Brontes, all of them, had a bit of a masochistic streak. In Angene Grey Anne Brote started as a pretty sunny authour but in The Tenant of Wildfell Hall her need to have her heroine suffer is well displayed.
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