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Emma - Volume 3 Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Volume 3 Chapter 7 Summary

The next day arrives and everyone meets at Box Hill for the party. Emma is quite bored at first, both with Mr. Churchill and with Harriet, but things pick up once everyone is settled. Mr. Churchill and Emma flirt excessively, to the notice of everyone present.

Mr. Churchill calls for a game of conundrums, and Emma makes a comment about Miss Bates that although not meant in harm is very rude. Miss Bates seems to take notice of the comment, and the party continues.

After awhile, the servants return and everyone is bundled off into their own carriages. Mr. Knightley stops Emma and chastises her for her treatment of Miss Bates. Emma is mortified and shrinks into the carriage, forgetting to take proper leave of Mr. Knightley.

Volume 3 Chapter 7 Analysis

Something very strange takes place with Emma's rudeness to Miss Bates. It is not at...

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