Why? (a little ahead of the schedule)
Posted by Constanza on December 12, 1997 at 16:44:55:
I have always wonder why Wickham took Lydia with him. Ok, he was force to leave Brighton on account of his debts, but why take her along? She had no money, no important connections, he did not love her (he was more interested in Lizzy for that matter).
Of course she would have gone with him, she wanted so much to catch a husband and liked him as much as she liked anybody.
Who do you think first though of eloping together? Can you imagine Wickham suggesting that to Lydia? Or perhaps he told her he was going to leave Brighton (he was never one to keep secrets) and she suggested her going with him.
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