I totally agree
Posted by Shannon on October 30, 1997 at 18:39:15:
In response to Worse than Wickham? Impossible!, written by Arnessa on October 29, 1997 at 02:13:22
] Is there no mercy for people who confess their sins? To me, this goes a long way to redeeming Willoughby. Just because Willoughby's crime is worse than Wickham's does not mean that he is worse. To me it is worse to be without a conscience than to disobey that conscience. Wickham never believes he is wrong, that he has injured anyone. Wickham always thinks he is the victim.
] Willoughby knows his crime and seriously repents it. That is what makes me think Willoughby will be respectable for the rest of his life, while Wickham will continue to sink. People say Willoughby is a liar and a cheat and a womanizer, but we have no proof of this outside of what he did to Eliza. And though that is horrible, is there any one of us who would like our whole character to be judged on the worst thing we ever did?
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