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Why Men Should Read Jane Austen #4

Although the dominant dynamic in the development of Darcy’s character is his coming to terms with his own vulnerability, one undeniable part of his charm – and part of the reason he wins Elizabeth – is his backbone. 233 more words

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Why Men Should Read Jane Austen #3

Men should read Jane Austen not only because she gives us a clear perspective on what women legitimately expect from men and not only because she gives us a clear picture of what men often look like to women, but because Jane Austen is fair.  37 more words

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Why Men Should Read Jane Austen #2

In Austen’s work, the men who get the girl are usually rich or at least under the umbrella of great wealth in one way or another. 196 more words

Literature

Why Men Should Read Jane Austen #1 (cont'd)

In Austen’s work, the men who get the girl are usually rich or at least under the umbrella of great wealth in one way or another. 196 more words

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What Women Want (Or: Why Men Should Read Jane Austen)

Generation after generation of men have pretended to struggle with the question: “What do women want?”  We talk among ourselves as if it is some unfathomable mystery that we are justified in never figuring out when, in fact, the answer has been quite plain for at least two-hundred years: they want Mr. 250 more words

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A Very Mr. Darcy Giveaway (#AustenInAugustLGR)

A very happy Monday to you all! I hope things are still going well as we enter our final week of Austen in August. Dry your tears, friends, because it’s not over yet! 165 more words

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Reasons Why Men Should Read Jane Austen #1

Men should read Jane Austen because she gives us forthright and unapologetic lessons on what women look for in men.  Character is first (more about this in the coming days), but money is also primary.  155 more words

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