This book was remarkable to me in two points:
- Another painfully accurate representation of a teenage girl, with all her romance and naivety, as well as of her affliction by the worst type of douche-bro… 1,489 more words
All have been, or at least all have believed themselves to be, in danger from the pursuit of someone whom they wished to avoid; and all have been anxious for the attention of someone whom they wished to please.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
In her critical analysis, “From Involuntary Object to Voluntary Spy: Female Agency, Novels, and the Marketplace in Northanger Abbey,” Susan Zlotnick states, “Catherine’s novel reading endows her with a genuine sense of agency, one that offers a better prospect for increasing her self-determination”(Zlotnick 288). 544 more words