Letters 28-31 Summary

Clarissa is upset with her friend Anna for criticizing Clarissa's family. Although Clarissa believes Anna has just cause to judge her family, she does not appreciate Anna taking the same liberties no matter how much her family punishes Clarissa.

She also refuses to take any legal action against her father, as Anna has suggested, to gain access to the inheritance she received from her grandfather. Clarissa says that she would rather do without the money than hire a lawyer and file suit against her father.

Clarissa's anger does not last long, however. She says that Anna is the only friend she can turn to. She is the only counsel she has left. Clarissa also remembers that in a vow of friendship, both she and...

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