Ever the Cynic
Posted by Melissa on February 18, 1998 at 11:59:25:
Volume I, Ch. 16 begins with "Marianne would have thought herself very inexcusable had she been able to sleep at all the first night after parting from Willoughby." Austen's sly sarcasm surfaces again! What a perfect sentiment for what we all have felt - that shock of realizing that you don't naturally respond in the socially acceptable (and sometimes trite) manner to an event.
Any other gems of cynicism I should keep my eye out for in S&S?
- The feral Ferrars family gkb 19:32:44 2/21/98 (0)
- Passion for dead leaves Arnessa 22:22:15 2/18/98 (0)
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