The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

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In The Witch of Blackbird Pond, why does Hannah tell Kit that she "has never escaped at all" by marring William?

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Let us be very careful with what the text actually says. This reference comes in Chapter Sixteen when it looks as if Kit and William Ashby are to be married. When Kit is with Hannah Tupper, she says that one of her reasons for marrying William is to escape from her uncle's house...

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