Posted by Sara A. on July 22, 1997 at 12:43:45:
I've only started reading LS so I'm not sure if this continues to be as much a theme later as it seems to be in the early portions.
LS's daughter's indifferent education (before the story begins) at the hands of, in Mrs. Vernon's language, governesses little better than servants.
The daughter's "education" at the school in London--all LS seems to want her to learn is how miserable life can be when one doesn't marry the chosen mate!
Other characters' assessments of the daughter, based on this education. Mrs. Vernon is sympathetic to the daughter's plight, but says the daughter would not be very interesting company, considering her bad education.
It will be interesting to see how this all plays out--any other education comments?
Sorry I'm not able to use quotations--my copy is at home and I'm not!
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