Posted by Cassia on December 27, 1997 at 15:44:32:
In response to MANSFIELD PARK -- a revisionist view!, written by Stolzi on December 22, 1997 at 22:38:14
] I think it would have brought her out of herself, given her a sense of accomplishment, and she would have grown and changed rather than staying the rather priggish and disapproving bystander. It would have made the moral situation much more interesting by giving Fanny, too, something to be ashamed of when Sir Thomas returns - her exile to Portsmouth could have been partly in the nature of a punishment.
Stolzi, this is precsely why I suggested summer camp for Fanny. BTW, was the play any good? I've only read a synopsis and there's a group here that staged older works.
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