Sense and Sensibility

What experiences or revelations lead Marianne to eventually look beyond COl. Brandon's "advanced age"?

Col. Brandon is described as being "on the wrong side of five-and-thirty" and is criticized by Marianne as "old enough to be my father."

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Marianne's decision to marry Col. Brandon is the biggest step towards practicality she ever took. Her obsession with Willoughby resulting in her near-fatal illness certainly had something to do with her change in attitude.