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Emma - Study Guide Volume 1 Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

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Volume 1 Chapter 13 Summary

The Woodhouses prepare for an evening at Randalls with the Westons. Harriet is invited but is not able to go due to a bad sore throat. Emma immediately thinks that Mr. Elton, who was also invited, will refuse to go. However, he seems very unconcerned about Harriet and can't wait to go to the party.

Mr. John Knightley tells Emma that he thinks Mr. Elton is in love with her, a prospect that terrifies Emma. She puts it out of her mind and prepares for the evening.

Volume 1 Chapter 13 Analysis

As this chapter progresses, a seed of doubt is placed in the reader's mind regarding Mr. Elton and Miss Harriet Smith. Emma seems to be disturbed at this prospect and does her best to forget Mr. Elton entirely.

We continue to learn more about Emma and how she is very used to getting her way...

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