Posted by kathleen (elder) on April 30, 1997 at 06:56:36:
In reply to Re: Henry Crawford vs. Edmund posted by Ann on April 29, 1997 at 22:46:18
] ] And Jane Austen wouldn't have given one of her heroines to a man who didn't deserve her 100%.
] ] And Edmund is so divine?
No, of course Edmund is not "divine." Neither is Edward Ferrars in S&S (nor Col Brandon, for that matter). But they deserve the heroines because of loving (and being loved by) the heroine and being good, moral men.
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