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Emma - Study Guide Volume 1 Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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As more characters are introduced, in particular the Martin family, we begin to see that Harriet is Emma's next victim for matchmaking. Emma has it in her mind to match up Harriet with Mr. Elton, whom she considers a proper gentleman. However, Harriet seems to be quite taken with Mr. Martin, a simple farmer, which horrifies Emma. The two girls meet Mr. Martin on the road to Hartfield and Emma is appalled by his manners. Meanwhile, it is apparent that Harriet has some affection for the young man, an affection that Emma hopes to squash

For the first time, we can see the actual snobbishness of Emma as she compares Mr. Martin, the son of a farmer, to Mr. Elton, a young gentleman introduced earlier in the book. Emma has it in her mind to create the perfect match for Harriet, and in Emma's eyes...

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