Help with Questions to Sense And Sensibility: Mrs. Jennings is determined to “marry off”
Mrs. Jennings is determined to “marry off” the Dashwood sisters who are still teenagers.
Today, in most Western nations, teenagers are perceived as too young or immature for
marriage. Do you think, by the end of the novel, that Elinor or Marianne possesses the
maturity for marriage? What do you consider the “ideal age” for marriage in contemporary times, and why?