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Emma Chapter Summary & Analysis - Volume 2 Chapter 2 Summary

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Volume 2 Chapter 2 Summary

More of Miss Fairfax's background is revealed in the beginning of this chapter. We learn that she was orphaned at a young age and cared for by her grandmother, Mrs. Bates, and her aunt, Miss Bates. At the age of nine, she went to live with a family friend, Colonel Campbell, who cared for her and provided an education.

Emma resolves upon the arrival of Miss Fairfax to cease in her dislike. However, as the first week goes on this resolution seems to be getting harder for Emma. Miss Fairfax is described as being almost too polite, and therefore somewhat suspicious in her nature.

Miss Fairfax is acquainted with Mr. Churchill and Emma does her best to find out more about him. Unfortunately, she can only pry very general statements about him out of Miss Fairfax.

Volume 2 Chapter 2 Analysis

The game of being polite is...

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