Posted by Anna on July 09, 1997 at 21:03:29:
In reply to Brothers and sisters dancing? posted by Karin on July 09, 1997 at 15:57:18
] I`ve often wondered about the scene in Emma, where Emma says to Mr.Knightley that it`s not improper for them to dance. After all: They`re not brother and sister....
I don't know the answer to your question, however to the best of my recollection the line isn't in the text; it was added by the scriptwriters. I can see that dancing with one's sibling is less desirable, but I don't know if JA actually comments on it anywhere
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