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Emma - Volume 1 Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

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Volume 1 Chapter 18 Summary

Mr. Frank Churchill, much to the dismay of the Westons, will not be visiting Randalls as planned. Although Mr. Weston makes the best of this news Mrs. Weston is quite distraught. The continued avoidance of Mr. Churchill worries her that her husband is being hurt unnecessarily.

Emma, although trying to lie low from love for a while, commiserates with the Westons as she feels she should. Although she does not really feel any dismay at the delay of Mr. Churchill's arrival, she pretends to for the sake of Mrs. Weston.

Mr. Knightley and Emma discuss Mr. Churchill at length and it is revealed that Mr. Knightley doesn't think very highly of a man who will not stand up to his aunt and say that he is visiting his father. Mr. Knightley and Emma disagree on what is proper and she defends Mr. Churchill to the...

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