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Emma - Study Guide Volume 1 Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Volume 1 Chapter 11 Summary

The long awaited visit from Isabella, her children and Mr. John Knightley finally transpires. We learn more about Mr. John Knightley's temperament, which Emma seems to find lacking in many regards. He seems to be less inclined towards politeness and tolerance of her father, which Emma cannot stand.

Isabella's children are briefly introduced, but kept away from their grandfather most of the time so as not become annoying.

The reunited family discusses the departure of Miss Taylor and her wedding with Mr. Weston. Isabella wants to know if Mr. Churchill has made his long awaited appearance, and his letter to his stepmother is again discussed.

This chapter ends before dinner and we will pick up the remainder of the Woodhouse's evening in the next chapter.

Volume 1 Chapter 11 Analysis

It is interesting to compare Isabella and her sister in this chapter. While there are some similarities...

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