Posted by Luisa on October 17, 1997 at 15:12:58:
In response to share some more, written by Arnessa on October 16, 1997 at 00:47:39
] Marianne's idealism is heartbreaking. At least, I always find it heartbreaking when the illusions of good-hearted people are spoiled.
I find Marianne the most heartbreaking of Austen`s heroines. She´s so young, so passionate (and so wrong most of the times)! I can`t help comparing her to Mansfield Park´s Fanny Price, who is equally young and inexperienced and yet so utterly uninteresting and afraid of life. I think Marianne is truly the youngest at heart of the two.
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