Posted by Amy on August 21, 1997 at 11:42:18:
In reply to Re: Closer than you might think posted by Helen on August 21, 1997 at 06:44:19
] But how far do you think that they are both like this because of each other? I mean, if Elinor didn't have Marianne around emoting all over the place, she might do more herself, and if Marianne couldn't rely on Elinor to do the duties, she might take more concern for public facades
Oh what a good point, Helen. I've always tended to think of the sisters as opposites by nature, but you must be right. Elinor is sturdy because Marianne is not; Marianne does not have to hold herself together because Elinor does.
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