Nay! The importance of being "artless"...
Posted by Greg on January 04, 1998 at 22:37:03:
In response to The importance of being ignorant, written by Carolyn B on January 04, 1998 at 18:11:14
Henry doesn't seem to mind being adored...
] Or having a young protege to instruct....
] Consider the lines in Ch 14:
] "A woman especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can."
] "Catherine did not know her own advantages - did not know that a good-looking girl with an affectionate heart and a very ignorant mind, cannot fail of attracting a clever young man...."
] Is he like Knightley working to shape Emma into the woman he will marry?
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