Elinor the son oldest Mr. and Sra. Dashwood, is a contained and mature young woman. Through the subjetivismo it can be perceived, how much it is rational, she is not sensetized easily, and same after if getting passionate she does not demonstrate its feelings nobody, not even its sister next Marianne. Elinor is who starts to support the house and the family, therefore she is only that it has transport for this, with all its medievalismo it obtains to adapt the society perfectly where it lives. Its great love Edward Ferrars is a romantic youngster, but contained and although to live at a time in which the men if married for money as he determined the society, it prefers to turn itself clergy and to abandon the capitalist society. In contrast to its sister, Marianne, more sentimental personage of the romance allow that all know what it is feeling, therefore do not hide its feelings and are sufficiently emotiva it makes what it to follow the intuition of heart.
For so being exaggerated and true in its feelings it finishes suffering a loving disillusion, therefore she idealizes a love that in the truth does not exist. Its passion happens that Mr. Willoughby is very not interested in its beauty, nor in its goodness, much less in its love, as they made the majority of the man of that time, it only has eyes for the money, she is a self-centered person, and she is exactly this the reason of the suffering of Marianne. Brandon Colonel, a friend of the family is obliged to hide its passion for Marianne, therefore he knows that it is gotten passionate by another one and that she would not go to allow that cortejasse it, exactly thus she idealizes it and she demonstrates it to all its gratitude when it adoece arriving almost to falecer.