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Emma - Study Guide Volume 2 Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

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Volume 2 Chapter 15 Summary

As Mrs. Elton settles in at Highbury, the battle lines between her and Emma are beginning to form. She treats Harriet with much disdain and seems to enjoy harassing both girls. Mrs. Elton begins to form a close friendship with Miss Fairfax.

This friendship is discussed by Mrs. Weston, Emma and Mr. Knightley while Emma attempts to find out just how much Mr. Knightley cares about Miss Fairfax. Mr. Knightley disavows any affection on his part and reveals that Mr. Cole asked him the exact same thing.

After Mr. Knightley leaves, Emma triumphantly tells Mrs. Weston that she was right all along; Mr. Knightley does not love Miss Fairfax. Mrs. Weston replies that she thinks Mr. Knightley is too busy convincing himself of this fact to realize that he really is in love with Miss Fairfax.

Volume 2 Chapter 15 Analysis

The lines of demarcation are being...

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