Posted by kates on November 29, 1997 at 22:43:17:
In response to Another Irony, written by Constanza on November 28, 1997 at 15:22:40
Is he that polite? At first he is barely civil, not just his remarks at the first ball, but his whole attitude. There are several occasions when common civility should compell him to engage her and those around her in conversation - he does not. Similarly, he does not do the civil thing in dancing with people when many girls are sitting dances out , nor does he make much attempt to hide his distaste at the remarks of the more vulgar characters. See her conversation with his cousin at Lady Catherine's.
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