Posted by Donna on May 29, 1997 at 10:32:35:
In reply to Re: Yikes! / Fanny the mouse that roared ONCE! posted by Ann on May 29, 1997 at 00:18:46
] ] Why (if she is so very moral and good) can't she put her self on the line for those she loves? What would it signify to her if she were to get in trouble for it? They already treated her bad.
] But they could treat her a lot worse!
So if the did, she could go home to her mother and father who needed her more. Her life wasn't any better being away from them because she felt she didn't deserve it to be any better. Why stay were you are treated badly. She would have the respect that she deserved from her sibilings and her mother because she is a good person,but a afraid of her own shadow.
] With her non-intervention, the same could be said for Knightley with Emma and Frank, Anne with Sir Walter and Mrs. Clay, Darcy with Lizzy and Wickham.
] Like Kathleen said, Fanny only suspected that Maria was marrying for the wrong reasons and prefered Henry--she did not know that there would be problems.
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