sense vs sensibility
Posted by astrid on December 29, 1997 at 02:37:21:
In response to so maybe I should say..., written by Dana on December 28, 1997 at 19:45:11
] Does that mean that one is intrinsically *better* than the other or does one just serve a person better for survival?
Perhaps the book is suggesting that one needs a balance. Marianne becomes unhappy because of her imprudence, her lack of sense, when she gets carried away with her feelings. But Elinor too is unhappy when she is completely logical, she hurts inside because she can't show her love for Edward Ferras.... the sought of heart vs head thing, so Karen you might also be interested in Peter Goldsworthy's Maestro which looks at a similair issue. (It's a also a really great book!!!):)
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