Posted by Claire on July 25, 1997 at 13:07:50:
In reply to Re: Mrs. Johnson... posted by Laraine on July 24, 1997 at 10:18:32
] ]... Mrs. Johnson is merely following instructions. I get the feeling that she is as much under Lady Susan's spell as everyone else.
] I agree, Cheryl.
] She may be a more willing dupe, looking for a good time and expecting Lady Susan to provide it, but I don't think she's LS's equal except maybe in the fallen state of her morals.
] Mrs. Johnson is an example of another way (for Lady Susan) to use people.
My take on Mrs.Johnson is that of a follower, not a leader. I think she admires Lady Susan and thrives on the LS's unrestrained and selfish ambitions. She wouldn't have the nerve, nor the ability to dupe others.
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