Schools & Districts
All of Shmoop
Cite This Page
iOS Learning Guide
Kindle: Learning Guide
Kindle: Full Text + Learning Guide
Nook: Learning Guide
Sony Reader: Learning Guide
Best of the Web
Chapter Twenty-Two Summary
Chapter Twenty Summary
Table of Contents
AP English Language
AP English Literature
SAT Test Prep
ACT Exam Prep
Find the Perfect College
Your dream school is right around the corner. Search to find colleges that might be a match for you.
What you want to study:
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, AND GENDER STUDIES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED CLINICAL SCIENCES
HEALTH-RELATED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
HIGH SCHOOL/SECONDARY DIPLOMAS AND CERTIFICATES
INTERPERSONAL AND SOCIAL SKILLS
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
LEISURE AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
PERSONAL AND CULINARY SERVICES
PERSONAL AWARENESS AND SELF-IMPROVEMENT
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
RESERVE OFFICER TRAINING CORPS (JROTC, ROTC)
SECURITY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES
TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION/INDUSTRIAL ARTS
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
TRANSPORTATION AND MATERIALS MOVING
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
District Of Columbia
Search for Colleges
Emma Chapter Twenty-One Summary
The day after the party, Mr. Knightley comes over to Hartfield.
He and Emma begin discussing Jane Fairfax: Mr. Knightley admires her perfection, Emma doesn’t.
Mr. Woodhouse frets about Mrs. Bates (she’s actually pretty poor).
Mr. Woodhouse decides to send her a bit of the hog he just slaughtered. Emma tells him she’s already sent half of it to the Bates house.
Sure enough, five minutes later Miss Bates bustles in with Jane in tow, full of thanks for the pork.
She’s also full of news. Mr. Elton is getting married to a woman he met in Bath (that’s a resort town in England).
Her name is Miss Hawkins.
Gossip on the street has it that Miss Hawkins has money – and not too much else going for her.
Emma’s not surprised…but she dreads having to tell Harriet.
Miss Bates bustles out; a rain shower starts. Five minutes after it stops, Harriet arrives.
Emma’s terrified that she’s heard the news, too – but Harriet is a bundle of nerves for a whole different reason.
She accidentally ran into Robert Martin and his sister in the store.
Harriet hid behind a barrel at first.
They saw her anyway. Bet that was awkward, huh?
It seemed like Robert and his sister were going to shun Harriet, but then they decided that that was unkind. Harriet tells Emma that she and Robert spoke briefly.
Emma is surprised – didn’t she help Harriet get over Robert a long time ago?
She’s also a bit troubled by what seems like very gentlemanly behavior on Mr. Martin’s part. Could Mr. Knightley be right about him?
Deciding that this adventure might help Harriet keep her mind off of Mr. Elton, Emma breaks the bad news about Elton’s marriage.
Harriet is devastated – but strangely not as shaken by this as she was by running into Mr. Martin.
Need help with College?
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved. We love your brain and respect your privacy. |
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved. We love your brain and respect your privacy.