Sense and Sensibility Quotes

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Plotline Summary Two sisters, Elinor Dashwood and Marianne Dashwood both fall in love but both
feel the pain of love when their suitors leave them for another.
Elinor's suitor Edward Ferrars, due to social constrains, was set to marry Lucy
Steele but later finds his way and marries Elinor.
Marianne's suitor John Willoughby turns to be unfaithful and marries Miss Sophia
Grey due to her wealth
Perspective of Romantic love, Unrequited love, Maternal love, Sisterly love, False love
Love Disappointed loce
Key Quotation 1 Growing attachment of her eldest daughter (Elinor) and the brother of Mrs John
PG 12 Dashwood (Edward), a gentlemanlike and pleasing young man
2 (Edward" His behaviour gave every indication of an open affectionate heart
3 She would not wound the feelings of her sister
Marianne (Elinor)
4 In Edward's farewell there was no distinction between Elinor and me; it was the
Elinor (Edward) good wishes of an affectionate brother to both
5 He was exactly formed to engage Marianne's heart
Willoughby
6 His coldness and reserve mortified her severely
Elinor (Edward)
7 She wished it were equally evident that he still distinguished her by the same
Elinor (Edward) affection which once she had felt no doubt of inspiring
8 She was mortified, shocked, confounded (when Lucy tells of her engagement
Elinor with Edward)
9 (letter) How odd that he should neither come nor write (Willoughby)
Elinor -> Mother
10 Colonel In a voice of emotion "to your sister I wish all imaginable happiness; to
Brandon -> Elinor Willoughby that he may endeavour to deserve her"
11 Covering her face with her handkerchief almost screamed with agony (when
Marianne Willoughby tells of his engagement to Sophia Grey)
12 Marianne I have been cruelly used ... by all the world, rather than by his own heart
(Willoughby)
13 Mrs Jennings When there is plenty of money on one side ... they care no more about such
(Willoughby) things
14 Col. B -> Elinor He had left the girl whose youth and innocence he had seduced, in a situation of
(Willoughby) the utmost distress
15 Elinor Edward seemed a second Willoughby ... she had loved him most sincerely
(Edward) (when Elinor warns Marianne about Edward's engagement)
16 While attending me in all my misery, has this been on your heart? And I have
Marianne > Elinor reproached you for being happy
17 Elinor She forgave, pitied, wished him well (when Willoughby tells Elinor about his
(Willoughby) sufferings with reference to Marianne)
18 Mrs To see Marianne was her first desire (when Marianne falls ill)
Dashwood

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19 Marianne -> I am thankful to find I can look with so little pain on the spot
Elinor (where Marianne first saw Willoughby)
80 His errand to Barton, in fact, was a simple one. It was only to ask Elinor to marry
Edward him
21 Colonel All the kindness of her welcome ...…read more

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