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Mansfield Park Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 4 and 5 Summary

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Chapters 4 and 5 Summary

Sir Bertram arrives in Antigua safely, and life goes on at Mansfield Park. Julia and Maria are now considered the "belles of the neighborhood," and they spend their time socializing and beautifying themselves. As the man of the house, Edmund takes care of the accounts and details. The winter passes and spring arrives.

Fanny is deprived of one of her greatest pleasures, riding the old gray pony. Her aunts tell her she can ride one of her cousins' horses whenever they don't need to, but they always need them on nice days, and Fanny never gets to ride. The lack of exercise and fresh air affects her health, but no one goes out of the way to resolve the problem. Edmund finally notices the problem and exchanges one of his own horses for a horse more appropriate for Fanny to ride.

Mr. Rushworth, an awkward...

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