Posted by Janea on June 12, 1997 at 06:32:50:
In reply to Re: S&S and Emma--oops posted by Kathy F. on June 08, 1997 at 15:47:46
] ] 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 objected to LS so violently that the bad morals of the secrecy was not thought of?
] ] Thanks for any input.
] ] Kathy
I don´t understand when you say that Lucy´s and Edward´s secret engagement was "no big problem" in S&S. To Edward it was. He lost all finansial support from his mother and was nearly cut out from his family. Frank on the other hand lost nothing in long terms.
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