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Characters I Would (or Have) Dress Up As

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I love costumes. I love theater, and acting. Carl surprised me this weekend by taking me to our community theater’s production of “Arsenic and Old Lace,” which was brilliantly done, and which I would have adored even if it had been less professional, because I haven’t been to a live performance since … well, before college. 755 more words


Culture and Imperialism

Whenever the US decides to bomb another country it is not uncommon to have that decision accompanied by debates about the efficacy of the bombing campaign, its stated pretexts, and its long term goals. 1,004 more words

Book Review

Do You Have Power? by Megan L.

Wow. Elizabeth Bennett is one inspirational character in Pride and Prejudice that influenced women in the 1800’s and still influences women today. Her confidence is effervescent and the way she looks at the world in a different way than she was technically supposed to is motivating for females everywhere. 264 more words


Jane Austen Fights Gender Inequality and Injustice with Pride and Prejudice by Annie V.

Through the acts of the protagonist, Elizabeth Bennett, in the romantic drama Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen demonstrates the necessity of feminism and the absurd standards of marriage, which still continue today. 440 more words


Christmas Party 2014

WHEN: Saturday, December 6, 2014, at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Casa Rebecca (Address will be sent to guests who RSVP)
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Janeite Event

Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

I don’t have too much to say about this book, except that it was a fun read. It’s a clever combination of fantasy meets Jane Austen. 334 more words

New To Me Author

# 2. It is what it is - writer's block

I have to read Virginia Woolf for my Major Figures class but instead I write. I'm very pissed at Virginia Woolf because she writes perfectly. Every time I read her I get sick, I will never write as good as her. 783 more words