Give Marianne a break!
Posted by Jane Elizabeth on September 16, 1997 at 17:35:10:
In response to Slapping Marianne (and Sir John), written by Marsha on September 15, 1997 at 18:48:28
] This is one of the scenes which made me want to slap Marianne for being so insensitive. She takes pride in being so feelings-oriented, yet Elinor is much more considerate of others' feelings.
True, true, but remember how very young she is! How many of us at that age would have been able to suppress our anticipation of seeing our hero on horseback to spare the feelings of an old guy we care nothing for? WE see Brandon's worth, but it is up to the story as it unr?
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