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Emma by Jane Austen
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“Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.”
Jane Austen, Emma

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“I may have lost my heart, but not my self-control. ”
Jane Austen, Emma


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blueskies982 Listening to Libravox recording


blueskies982 This book is just hard to read. I find it tedious. Emma is misguided, spoiled, and self important. I just can't identify with her. She meddles too much.


blueskies982 I'm 11% done with Emma: Poor Harriet! Emma is treating her like a total charity case, trying to make her in her own image! NO! I'm glad Mr. Knightly is the voice of reason, but he's in for a lifetime of frustration.


blueskies982 Interaction between Harriet and Emma (conversation) when they're walking beside the parsonage. Interesting comments about the necessity of getting married vs. not getting married. I have to keep in mind the roles and expectations of women.


blueskies982 Let's think of this as the education of Emma


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