901Re: Elsie Dinsmore ?
- Dec 6, 1999ERATRIANO@... wrote: [re Elsie]
> It had occurred to me, despite my difficulties with the book, that since theI haven't read it in 30 years. I honestly can't remember how it ends.
> characterization seems good, it might appeal to someone if it hooked them
> right. I just can't deal with the constantly-beaten-on-poor-little-girl
> thing, which come to think of it is probably just as much "period" as
> "religious," perhaps even more so... I am struggling on determinedly during
> my little snips of reading time. So does it get better?
I just remember her earnest attempts at perfection, her uncle being
younger than her, and things like trying to write with the old-style
pens without making any blots to spoil her pages. It's more the
atmosphere I remember. I can't recall the plot at all.
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