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Mansfield Park Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 6, 7, and 8 Summary

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Chapters 6, 7, and 8 Summary

The young people discuss Mr. Rushworth's estate and what improvements could be made to it. Mr. Rushworth wants everyone's opinions about it. Edmund is beginning to admire Mary Crawford. She is very beautiful, but he feels uncomfortable about the way she speaks so freely and critically of others.

After discussing Mr. Rushworth's property, which is called Sotherton, Mrs. Norris suggests that they all go to visit Sotherton so they might give their opinions "on the spot." They would all be able to discuss the estate better after having been to it. Julia and Maria are delighted with the idea. Maria especially wants to see the estate and make sure her marriage to Mr. Rushworth is worth it.

Edmund discovers that Mary Crawford enjoys horseback riding, so he asks Fanny for permission to ride the mare he has traded for her. Fanny doesn't feel at all...

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