Posted by Amy on May 02, 1997 at 00:00:09:
In reply to Re:" Fanny" posted by Margaret on May 01, 1997 at 21:35:03
] ... and the marriage of Edmund and Fanny seems too lacking in sexual joy.
If Charlotte Bronte did take a page from MP for Jane Eyre -- Bronte showed her dislike for such matches with St. John. I know, I know, he's much much much less likeable than Edmund.
Maybe when JA wrote this, she was going through a phase when she didn't believe in real, all consuming, fireworks love. That can happen to women, you know.
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