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Emma - Study Guide Volume 1 Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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This chapter brings Mr. Weston into the forefront and we discover many things about his character. He is much unlike his stable brothers, and preferred a life in the militia. He married a well-to-do woman, Miss Churchill, against the wishes of her parents. Since Miss Churchill had money of her own, she defies her family's wishes and suffers through the consequences of her marriage. He parents quietly disinherit her and her brother does not cease his protestation regarding their marriage.

Although Miss Churchill was raised in wealth, the lifestyle change after her marriage is a shock to her and she insists on living a lifestyle somewhat beyond their means. A son, Frank, is born shortly before Miss Churchill's death, after three years of marriage to Mr. Weston.

Frank is then taken in by his grandparents, who after considering the death of their daughter feel some...

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