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Darcy hand-delivers the letter

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Why does Mr. Darcy hand-deliver his letter to Elizabeth?

A

His presence adds credibility to the information within the letter.

B

Mr. Darcy is in love with Elizabeth and hopes for an opportunity of seeing her.

C

It is inappropriate for an unmarried man to write a young unmarried lady so he delivers the letter without being seen.

D

Mr. Darcy hopes Elizabeth will read the letter in front of him which is the custom for lovers of the period.

E

It is considered more gentlemanly to deliver letters personally rather than through post.