Emma (85-245)

This post will combine sections II & III of Emma.  It’s been a busy week.

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The Monk (pages 281-376)

At this point, Ambrosio is super [BEEP]ing messed up.  In order to gain access to Antonia, he goes to her house in the middle of the night.  Just when he is about to violate the sleeping Antonia, Elvira walks in the room and quite understandably, flies into a rage.  When she says she will ruin him with his secret, he sees no choice but to kill her.

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The Monk (pages 192-279)

This section could bee the weirdest – at least it is so far.  It starts out innocently enough, with Raymond resolving to find Agnes and Lorenzo trying to get on Antonia’s good side.  Meanwhile, Ambrosio and Matilda are still at it.  There were two things I found interesting about this.  On page 224, Matilda says, “Unnatural are your vows of celibacy; Man was not created for such a state”

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