Thanks for posting this!
Posted by Lea on January 15, 1998 at 08:34:55:
In response to A Contemporary's Description of JA, written by Carolyn B on January 11, 1998 at 22:31:16
Thanks for your post. It is very interesting. I personally
think JA may have been a quiet person among strangers.
She may have even been called shy.
I'm shy myself and her descriptions of Fanny's shyness ring very true. How could she have known the agony a shy person goes through unless she was or had been shy?
Also, her keen observations of human nature would make me
believe she was a quiet observer like Fanny or Anne Elliot.
Among her family, she may have been more like Elizabeth or
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