When little Fanny Price arrives at Mansfield Park everything is so different that she can do little but be terrified and shy. We are told no one meant to be mean. Nobody meant to be unkind, but nobody put themselves out of their way to secure her comfort. Her aunts and uncle tried talking with … Continue reading Mansfield Monday–Friends or family?
How did Edmund Bertram ever realize he was in love with Fanny Price? Austen does not tell us much: Scarcely had he done regretting Mary Crawford, and observing to Fanny how impossible it was that he should ever meet with such another woman, before it began to strike him whether a very different kind of … Continue reading Thursday Three Hundred- The Change