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Emma

Emma

by Jane Austen

Mr. John Knightley Timeline and Summary

  • The Knightleys come to visit for London.
  • Mr. Knightley and his brother talk about the farm.
  • After meeting Mr. Elton, he warns Emma about Mr. Elton’s intentions.
  • Mr. John Knightley gets upset about having to leave his family to go to the Westons’ Christmas party.
  • The family goes back to London.
  • He returns to drop his boys off with Emma.
  • He stays to dinner.
  • Talking to Jane Fairfax actually makes him polite.
  • He returns to London.
  • When he hears about Mr. Knightley and Emma’s engagement, he writes a letter making it clear that Emma is getting the better half of the deal.

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