At Christmas time, Emma’s more established sister and Mr. Knightley’s more youthful sibling drop by. After everybody leaves supper with the Westons early, Emma gets herself alone in a carriage with Mr. Elton, who announces his adoration for her. Emma quickly declines him and Mr. Elton vanishes for about a month and a half, in the long run coming back with a spouse. Two much-discussed individuals from Emma’s group of friends show up: Jane Fairfax, the tutor niece of Miss Bates, and Frank Churchill, Mr. Weston’s child from his first marriage. Emma becomes desirous of Jane, yet is spellbound by Frank.
Straight to the point’s appearance prompts the Westons to hold a ball, where Mr. Elton humiliates Harriet by distinctly declining to hit the dance floor with her. She is saved by Mr. Knightley, who requests that her move. Emma and Mr. Knightley likewise move together, arousing sentimental emotions between them. In spite of the fact that Emma leaves before Mr. Knightley can address her, he hurries to her home just for their gathering to be hindered by Frank, who has protected Harriet after she was set upon by vagabonds. Harriet underwear to Emma that she has experienced passionate feelings for once more, persuading Harriet is infatuated with Frank. Emma again pledges not to meddle, yet controls conditions so that Harriet and Frank may hang out.