- Chapter I (1) – Poor Miss Taylor! And Emma fixes her attention on the vicar
- Chapter II (2) – Of Mr. Weston, his son, and the effects of wedding-cake on the constitution
- Chapter III (3) – An evening-party at Hartfield, to which Emma invites Harriet Smith
- Chapter IV (4) – Harriet has a beau, but Emma has a better idea
- Chapter V (5) – Mr. Knightley and Mrs. Weston talk about Emma and Harriet
- Chapter VI (6) – Emma works on her scheme, and sends Mr. Elton to London on important business
- Chapter VII (7) – Mr. Robert Martin declares himself
- Chapter VIII (8) – Mr. Knightley gives his opinion of Harriet’s dilemma
- Chapter IX (9) – Mr. Elton writes a charade for Miss ——.
- Chapter X (10) – Emma and Harriet discuss marriage, and walk with Mr. Elton
- Chapter XI (11) – Mr. and Mrs. John Knightley and family come to Hartfield for a visit
- Chapter XII (12) – Mr. Knightley dines at Hartfield, and Mr. Woodhouse and Mr. John Knightley discuss the seashore
- Chapter XIII (13) – A Christmas Eve party at Randalls, but Harriet is ill
- Chapter XIV (14) – Will Frank Churchill come to visit?
- Chapter XV (15) – Mr. Elton declares himself
- Chapter XVI (16) – Emma wonders where her scheme went awry
- Chapter XVII (17) – Harriet’s disappointment; Mr. Elton goes to Bath
- Chapter XVIII (18) – Emma and Mr. Knightley discuss Frank Churchill.