Posted by Linda on December 28, 1997 at 18:56:48:
In response to Oh! What an idea!, written by KAREN L on December 28, 1997 at 13:17:01
] Then is not sense simply repressed sensibility? Elinor too has feelings..."What do you know of my heart?"...but has the ability to suppress them...
Marianne is overly dramatic and overly emotional about everything. She feels that it is fine for one to die for unrequited love; in fact, in the abstract, that is what one should do.
Elinor's feelings are just as deep as her sister's, but she is much more practical; does not let her feelings consume her to the exclusion of everything else.
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