The Question and Answer section for Emma is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Emma is introduced as a rather headstrong, independent, young woman, who has just seen her governess and closest confidante married. When we first meet Emma, she is sad and lonely over the loss of Miss Taylor, who'd been with her for sixteen...
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The rising action in the novel, Emma, takes place when Emma realizes the match she's made between Mr. Elton and Harriet is a complete fiasco. Emma finds it very difficult to admit mistakes.