Jane Austen · Pride and Prejudice · Uncategorized

An Austenesque Advice Column

It should be mentioned here that I love reading advice columns. It's always nice to know that someone else is having bigger problems than me. Back when I my local paper carried Miss Manners, that was my go-to column, just because I've always loved the style of it. The paper has since stopped carrying Miss Manners (for… Continue reading An Austenesque Advice Column

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Books · Jane Austen · Today in Pride and Prejudice · Uncategorized

Today in Pride and Prejudice: Really, Darcy? REALLY?

Nicely done, Fitzwilliam Darcy. A classy proposal, on all counts. You ticked off all the boxes here: insulted the lady, insulted her family, insulted her way of life--and you snuck in a few words of undying love. Well done. How on Earth could any lady resist? Let's review: You started off pretty well--shocked the lady… Continue reading Today in Pride and Prejudice: Really, Darcy? REALLY?

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Today in Pride and Prejudice-You Must Make Lizzy Marry Mr. Collins!

Dear reader, you recognize that line, don't you? I haven't posted any Today in P&P lately...shame on me. I intend to remedy that, however. On November 27, Mr. Collins proposed to Lizzy. Prior to that, on the 20th, we were first introduced to Wickham. Oh, and Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy danced. As you can see,… Continue reading Today in Pride and Prejudice-You Must Make Lizzy Marry Mr. Collins!

Today in Pride and Prejudice

Today in Pride and Prejudice-A Slough of Events

In all fairness, the title should read, "This Week in Pride and Prejudice," because starting on the 12th, all Hell seems to break loose in the Bennet household, Jane is invited to Netherfield. And, by a clever (and mildly insane) plan of Mrs. Bennet's, nearly dies. Oh, wait:This covers about the 12th through the 14th, at… Continue reading Today in Pride and Prejudice-A Slough of Events