She marries Frank Churchill after a long and secret engagement. Alive Jane came to live with them in her youth, and the two, being of the same age, became friends. Fairfax. Jim. They live in London and later go on an extended visit to Mr and Mrs Dixon in Ireland. Jane Fairfax by Joan Aiken. Emma suspects that he had a romance with Jane before the marriage. Biographical Information Mr. Elton, realizing he is pursuing money rather than love. She confides this to Frank, who met Jane and the Campbells at a vacation spot a year earlier; he apparently agrees with Emma. Marital status Well, we know that Mr. Knightley might be jealous of all that young hotness, but Emma should be head over heels in love. Her father died in action abroad, and her mother died soon afterwards from consumption. Jane did not come away unscathed however. Jane was quite longing to go to Ireland, from his account of things." The marriage of Lieut. 26): Miss Woodhouse made the proper acquiescence; and finding that nothing more was to be entrapped from any … Emma begins to suspect that Jane Fairfax might be involved with a married man with Mr. Dixon. At this moment, an ingenious and animating suspicion entering Emma's brain with regard to Jane Fairfax, this charming Mr. Dixon, and the not going to Ireland, she said, with the insidious design of further discovery, He suggests to Emma that Mr. Dixon has fallen in love with her, and that is why she chose to come to Highbury instead of accompanying the Campbells to Ireland. Frank Churchill (fiancé)Mr. Dixon (speculated) Bates familyMrs. However, I didn’t like it. Return to Jane Austen info page Return to Jane Austen's writings Go to a chronology of events in the novel Emma (off-site) See also the Genealogical Charts for Pride and Prejudice And the Genealogical Charts for Sense and Sensibility And the Genealogical Charts for Mansfield Park And the Genealogical Charts for Persuasion And the Genealogical charts for Jane Austen's own family Husband of Mrs. Dixon who saves Jane Fairfax's life in a sailing accident. Biographical Information Alive The idea of Jane having massive crush on Knightley, then falling in love with Mr Dixon - before urging him to marry her best friend because of gaming debts and her best friend also being in love with him is pretty ridiculous. Family members Romantic interest(s) Raised by his aunt and uncle in Enscombe, Frank is anticipated as a suitor for Emma, though his real love is Jane. Young Jane Fairfax 1 episode, 2009 Claire Gower ... Young Jane Fairfax 1 episode, 2009 Sophie Alibert ... Emma (7 years old) 1 episode, 2009 Frank Doody ... Mr. Dixon 1 episode, 2009 Amy Loughton ... Miss Campbell 1 episode, 2009 She eventually starts working at Emma Approved. While they shop for gloves at Ford's, Frank tells Emma more about Jane Fairfax and how she is destined to be a teacher. Aiken is not a bad writer, but the style didn’t suit me. somewhere in Ireland Friend/patron of Jane Fairfax: Mrs. Campbell Friend/patron of Jane Fairfax. Jane Fairfax was an orphan, the only child of Mrs. Bates's youngest daughter. The interpretation that a psychoanalytic understanding makes possible shows how this suspicion represents an oedipal fantasy projected on to Miss Fairfax. Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and romantic misunderstandings. Daughters, Elizabeth and one other. She can motivate even the greatest workaholic to step up their game. Relationships Married Mr. Dixon The Jane Austen Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. For the first time, Emma begins to consider her own faults and attempts to improve them. As such, the Campbells went to visit them, leaving Jane Fairfax to live with Mrs. and Miss Bates at Highbury. Romantic interest(s) Jane Fairfax is the daughter of Lieutenant Fairfax, an infantryman, and his wife, Jane Bates, who was the younger daughter of Mr and Mrs. Bates and the younger sister of Miss Bates. Emma takes the lead in suggesting Mr. Dixon as the gift-giver, based on their previous discussion on Jane Fairfax and the Campbells (Ch. I have put all on my to-read lists and when I came across her book Jane Fairfax a retelling of Jane Austen’s Emma, I jumped at the chance to grab it and read it.. Mrs. Dixon neé Campbell (eventual wife)Jane Fairfax (speculated). Frank reveals that he had been at the party where Mr. Dixon had saved Jane Fairfax’s life, though he doesn’t make much over it. She catches him, though, staring at Jane Fairfax. 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