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We find out early that Elinor does not share her feelings When Edward comes into the story there was an immediate attraction She tells no one of her feelings It was just assumed that they are meant for each other When Edward has to leave Elinor says nothing Edward does promise he will come down and give Margaret an atlas When the atlas comes and not Edward the one who ends up crying was Margaret and not Elinor We do learn however that Elinor can get emotional too When Marianne was playing the piano at their new cottage Elinor cries as she listens She said the song was her late fathers favorite Later on in the story Marianne kept on nagging Elinor for not sharing her feelings Finally Elinor shows her emotions by telling her that she did have a broken heart after she found out that Edward had a fiancee - Lucy Elinor would definitely represent sense She keeps her thoughts to herself Maybe it is because she thinks she will not end up hurting so bad as Marianne did Marianne on the other hand represents sensibility She follows her heart She does not let anything come in the way of showing her emotions When she first met Colonel Brandon it is obvious that he was in love with her at first sight Marianne shows very clear that she was not interested in such an old man like him However when Marianne meets Willoghby it was like a hero rescuing his princess They fall in love with each other Marianne does not hide her emotions about Willoughby to anyone However in the society that they were in Willoughby did not think he could marry Marianne because of the social class In the end this almost kills Marianne As Marianne realizes that the Colonel has always been there she falls in love with him
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