Modest Proposals In Jane Austen's Emma

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Proposals in Emma hold a weighed meaning ranging from proposals of dancing and proposals of love to secure in marriage. One of the proposals ,between Mr.Martin and Harriet, makes way to the plot seen throughout Emma. Harriet receives a letter from Mr.Martin showing his intentions to marry her. Harriet upon reading it shows the letter to Emma who is the authority on proposal letter despite never receiving one or sending one at that matter.
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