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Pride and Prejudice by Grace B.

Obviously, the themes of pride and prejudice are important to Jane Austen’s novel, Pride and Prejudice, since they are in the title. There are multiple examples of both pride and prejudice throughout the novel, and in a society where reputation is key, there is bound to be some stereotyping between the different class levels. 253 more words


Getting lost in Austenland

Jane Hayes is obsessed with Mr Darcy and can’t get him out of her head ( who can blame her?) In order to avoid spinsterhood she embarks on the holiday of a lifetime (only for those who are truly desperate) and visits Austenland, a gift from her Great Aunt Carolyn. 491 more words

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Romantic Friday

This week we have a nice write up on the lesser-read Mary Shelley novel, remixes, book covers, statues, Cornel West, Patti Smith & much more! 68 more words

A Matter of Perspective III

First, I need to give credit for the photo. That is not me, nor did I take that shot. I wish I had; it’s an awesome shot. 854 more words


Things I don't like that I'm supposed to

William Faulkner – one summer Oprah had 3 of his books on her reading list. Being a mature, modern woman and thinking that it would be “good” for me to familiarize myself with America’s great novelist, I slogged through the 3. 739 more words


Top Seven Characters You Wish Would Get Their Own Book

Each week The Broke and The Bookish hold a link-up/meme entitled Top Ten Tuesday where book bloggers from around the world are able to discuss a range of topics.  527 more words


Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Although when you look on my GoodReads, and it tells you that this book took me 3 months and 6 days to read, do not think that that is because it is terrible. 530 more words