Category: Jane Austen characters
Questions – and a Few Answers
Are you one of those Austen fans who are full of questions? (No, not questions about what was quite so excellent about the boiled potatoes. Mega-serious questions!) Questions, for example, such as why Lady Catherine WAS allowed to inherit Rosings when Mrs Bennet would NOT be allowed to inherit Longbourn… when they were equally female. …
10 Great Austen Quotes with their Spirit Animals
Happy Tuesday, everyone! Can you remember or guess which JA novel these quotes are each from? Some are obvious, a few are not. Answer key will be in the comments. Enjoy the silliness! #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 And a bonus: #11 I’m about to start homeschooling again, so this…
A Walk at Rosings Pt II
Has it been a month already? Time for the next excerpt from my short story, but if you are new to these posts, here are links to the previous posts: What if?, What if? Part II, The Letter, Elizabeth’s Perspective, and A Walk at Rosings. Are you ready to hear Mr. Darcy’s explanation? They walked…
The Book Is Entitled “Pride and Prejudice.” So Where Is the “Prejudice” Hiding?
Who do you suspect is the prideful character and who is the prejudiced one? Do Darcy and Elizabeth display an equal amount of prejudice in the book? Let us find out about “prejudice” in a book known as Pride and Prejudice.
To Dye or Not to Dye?
Fortunate were the women of the Regency era not to have to suffer the same shoe styles as those in the Georgian period before them. Though the bejeweled high heels for ladies and gentlemen fell out of fashion, the desire to adorn shoes remained.
Anne L-O-Elliot: Persuasion Through Texts!
A few funny texting conversations from the characters of Persuasion!
The Why-ness of Being
Early on in my affair with the Canon, I became rather angry. Well, perhaps angry is incorrect: perhaps dissatisfied is a better fit. I tend to read a book (modifying Mortimer Adler’s approach) three times. The first is to enjoy the story: to sort of glide along the surface, being moved by the plot’s and…