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- Sep 2017
While the varieties of couples and companions demonstrate Austen’s interest in multiple modes of intimacy, for Elizabeth, Charlotte’s deviancy from “proper” intimacy in one area of her life disqualifies her in another.
Something that I believe Moe should address is the question of whether "deviancy" is considered the same as "modernity"?
Elizabeth treats Charlotte’s marriage as a form of moral deviancy
Wouldn't "moral deviancy," then, be considered "modern" in a sense?