Posted by Ann on June 08, 1997 at 21:26:56:
In reply to Re: S&S and Emma posted by JulieII on June 08, 1997 at 16:44:30
] ] Why was the secret engagement of Jane Fairfax and Frank Churchill so morally reprehensible in Emma but the secret engagement of Lucy Steele and Edward Ferrars no big problem in S&S? Was it that people object to LS so violently that the bad morals of the secrecy was not thought of?
Part of it might be that both Jane and Frank were happy (mostly) with their engagement, but Edward wanted out and was stuck in his.
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