Ash, not very realistic
Posted by Jane Elizabeth on October 30, 1997 at 16:51:25:
In response to Solitude and fire, written by kate on October 29, 1997 at 07:14:19
I agree. He seems unaware of the danger, both to the lovers' psyches and, more concretely, to their well-ordered lives. Christabel, on the other hand, is clear-eyed throughout. Her words on the train and in Yorkshire show her to be well aware of the consequences. Perhaps he really has less to lose (certainly his honor will not be lost and HE will not get pregnant) and can't see the precariousness of C's situation.
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