I forgot something in my post
Posted by Jane Elizabeth on November 11, 1997 at 15:48:14:
In response to Bertha, written by Hil on November 09, 1997 at 18:31:32
We won't know about Ellen's sexuality until much later in the book, so we don't know yet that Ash is also "considerate". Beatrice and other readers of the journal will NEVER know about Ellen's problem, and so will never be able to read the passage with our perspective, incomplete though it may be.
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