Sense and Sensibility - Study Guide Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 18 Summary

Elinor is concerned about Edward becoming upset, and is confused by the fact that his reserve seems to change from moment to moment. Edward goes for a walk and then returns to discuss his somewhat unromantic impressions of the countryside. Marianne notices a lock of hair under Edward's ring and asks him about it. Edward says that it is Fanny's. Elinor is embarrassed to realize it could be hers, and is upset because he did not ask her for it. Sir John and Mrs. Jennings visit to meet Edward, whom they soon realize is the young man Margaret had told them about. They invite the group to tea and to a dinner the next night. Sir John refers to Willoughby and Edward figures out that Marianne was enamored with Willoughby.

Chapter 18 Analysis

A possible cause for Edward's coldness is revealed in this chapter, as he may be...

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