I am writing this post as a result of rereading Anne of Green Gables. It's not because of Anne herself. Anne is probably the most extroverted of all of the extroverts out there. No, I had Matthew Cuthbert in mind. He is such a lovable character, but he is so introverted--which got me thinking. What other lovable introverts… Continue reading Favorite Introverts from Literature
I discovered this book/movie tag ages ago (it seems), but it's taken me so long to get to it! I found it at the Coffee, Classics, & Craziness blog and had so much fun reading it and answering the questions in my head that I figured I might as well share it. A period drama… Continue reading A Period Drama Tag!
Around the first of the year, I at last read Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park and Emma. Now, all I lack is Lady Susan, which I will hopefully get around to within the next year or so. Up until this year, I had only ever seen the movie renditions of these two Austen works. I’m ashamed… Continue reading Jane Austen, Part 5: Emma versus Fanny
Today while checking my Facebook page, I unexpectedly received a message from my sister which read, and I quote: "You need to do a new bloggedy blog, you blogger you!" I was extremely flattered by this message, realizing that one of my family members, at least, keeps up with my blog. But I also realized… Continue reading Jane Austen, Part 4: Movie Suggestions
Tomorrow is Halloween! That means there is still time for one more Halloween post. 🙂 Today I'm discussing the top ten characters I would want to dress up as for Halloween. This idea actually came from The Broke and the Bookish as part of the Top Ten Tuesdays. I know it's not Tuesday, but I just loved… Continue reading Top Ten Book Character Costumes
In my last post, I began leading you all through a Jane Austen movie guide. Take a look at it to find out about the best movie versions for Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Mansfield Park. And now for the next three movies... Emma There are three versions of Emma that I know of, and only one of them… Continue reading Jane Austen, Part 3: More Movies
Since I'm watching Sense and Sensibility right now, I figured it's time to continue on to part two of my Jane Austen series. In part one, I discussed my overall obsession with everything Jane Austen, and then I rated Jane Austen's men. This time, I want to walk you through a Jane Austen movie guide. There are so… Continue reading Jane Austen, Part 2: The Movies
I'm back! Not that I've been traveling anywhere. I've just been lost in the piles of to-do lists and papers that the mixture of school and work has tossed upon me. But all is well. I'm still alive, and I even have some free time, now. Today I want to talk about something I really… Continue reading Jane Austen, Part 1: The Men