Posted by MB on January 05, 1998 at 13:28:41:
In response to Sure, but..., written by Greg on January 03, 1998 at 00:49:31
] Of course Henry and Eleanor are like their mother - and what a mother she must have been. But the questions which really interest me are 1)Isn't the General just broken-up by his wife's death, and isn't he really a softy?(And would Henry become more like him if placed in the same circumstances?)I think so. (snip)
And I'm still not convinced. It's been a while since I've read NA (which is one reason I'm enjoying this re-reading so much!), but I don't remember much to suggest this soft inner core! ;-)
I'll let you know if I've changed my mind after we've read the Northanger visit scenes...
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