Posted by lise on November 30, 1997 at 07:12:58:
In response to His Perspective, I Mean, written by Rachel on November 29, 1997 at 23:14:04
] You are also right, too. Very much so. I just stumbled on the observation that the circumstantial evidence can be viewed that she encouraged him the whole time;
I can imagine that Darcy went over everything she said to him to find out what she thought of him, wanting very much to interpret this favourably because he loved her. And as you say, you can indeed interpret her actions as encouragement. Maybe he saw more than there was, just because he wanted to. Then he can't hold it much longer and proposes and it turns out he didn't see things correctly at all.
Or maybe he didn't think she liked him at all and just proposed anyway. But we all we can do is speculate...
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