"Briony is as much of a victim of her crime as Robbie Turner is"—to what extent do you agree with this view?

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While this question is certainly a subjective one, an answer at which you might most logically arrive would be "only vaguely." The guilt that wracks Briony lasts for a lifetime, and she will never find a way to make amends with her estranged sister. There is certainly a considerable amount of pain in this circumstance. However, the ramifications for Robbie are so great that his life becomes completely...

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