Posted by Cheryl on March 03, 1998 at 11:39:59:
In response to Why school anyway?, written by Caroline on March 03, 1998 at 09:49:26
] The Abbey scholl seems to me to be quite a nice place, all things considered.
Yes, but that first one! (shudder)
] One thing that is "odd" about many Austen heroines is that they didn't go to school.Were they then at a social disadvantage?
Maybe it was such a disagreeable experience for Jane that she didn't want to put her heroine through it! But people like Caroline Bingley did, and just see what it did for her! ;-)
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