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Sense and Sensibility Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 9 Summary

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Chapter 9 Summary

In this chapter the Dashwoods become more comfortable in their new home, although they do not mingle much with the people around because Mrs. Dashwood does not want the girls to have to walk too far or have to borrow Sir John's carriage. Margaret and Marianne go for a walk in the wilderness one day, and during a sudden rainstorm she falls and twists her ankle. A charming gentleman named Willoughby rescues her and gives her a ride home.

Marianne is very happy to have met Willoughby, and the whole family is impressed with his manners and appearance. Later that day they ask Sir John about him. He reports that Willoughby is a good man who stands to inherit a home and a fortune from the old lady who lives at Allenham, a nearby home similar to Norland.

Chapter 9 Analysis

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