Posted by Julia on July 14, 1997 at 15:58:18:
It's so quiet around here!! I guess because we're between books. I would like to take the oppertunity to talk about another subject not related to Lady Susan. In Northanger Abbey (a book I feel has been sadly neglected) notice when Catherine gets James' letter detailing his break-up w/ Isabella, she says tearfully, "I am sure I shall never wish for a letter again". When Fanny gets a letter from Edmund towards the end of Mansfield, she says the same thing.
Another coincidence-in NA, JA describes elinor's husband as "the most charming young man in England". Cassandra Austen used the same words to describe JA's mysterious love who died abroad. I don't know that any of this warrents a response; just thought it was kind of interesting.
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