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Emma - Volume 1 Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Volume 1 Chapter 10 Summary

Emma and Harriet on are on their way to visit a poor family in Highbury and some very interesting conversation ensues. Emma declares that she doubts she will ever marry, a proposition that thoroughly shocks Harriet. When Harriet presses her about being an old maid, Emma responds that single women of wealth are never thought of as old maids and that only poor women who have not been able to find a husband fit into this category.

As they continue their journey, they pass Mr. Elton's house and both girls wish that they had a reason to go inside to see what the interior was like. After Emma concludes her visit with the poor family, the girls meet Mr. Elton, who was planning on visiting this family as well. They continue walking for a time while Emma tries to find a way to leave the...

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