Posted by Rita on October 22, 1997 at 18:41:12:
In response to Characterization, written by Katy B on October 22, 1997 at 16:41:36
] ] I agree that JA does have a knack for making it seem that everything turns out as it should or would in real life. The character of the characters at the outset seems to determine how they will end. Kind of like Greek tragedy, no? a good novelist Jane Auten was, and how well she could draw her characters so that they acted according to their nature instead of being prompted to act by external phony motivations added by the author to advance the plot. He didn't agree, and before dinner was over tables were being banged and I feared for the china.
LOL! well, we all know that this is certainly interesting drama, china et al
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