We find out early that Elinor does not share her feelings.When Edward comes into the story, there was an immediate attraction. It was just assumed that they are meant for each other. Edward does promise he will come down and give Margaret an atlas.
When does Austen include the letters that one character sends to another, and when does she merely mention that such a letter was sent?
How do you think Austen determined whether a letter would be displayed or simply described?
How do both kinds of letters further the novel's plot or characterizations?
Before he abandons Marianne, is John Willoughby a likeable character?
When Marianne was playing the piano at their new cottage, Elinor cries as she listens. Later on in the story, Marianne kept on nagging Elinor for not sharing her feelings. Maybe it is because she thinks she will not end up hurting so bad as Marianne did.
Finally, Elinor shows her emotions by telling her that she did have a broken heart after she found out that Edward had a fiancee – Lucy. Marianne, on the other hand, represents sensibility. She does not let anything come in the way of showing her emotions.
Does Austen give any indication early on in the novel that he is not as he appears?
Elinor (Emma Thompson) grieving over the very ill Marianne (Kate Winslet) In 1996 on Austen-l and in 1999 on Janeites scheduled group conversations of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility occurred.
305) As for Willoughby, he could not hear of her marriage without a pang; He long thought of Colonel Brandon with envy and of Marianne with regret!
As for Elinor and Edward, I think it’s especially comforting for Elinor.