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Literary Wisdom: Mansfield Park's Fanny Price

“…I am acquainted with no more charming figure in fiction than Fanny; she is so completely, perfectly, deliciously feminine in instinct, feeling, manner, and intelligence, and in every way a most engaging revelation of a budding womanliness…Jane Austen certainly accomplishes the delineation of the character of Fanny with a fascinating, unobtrusive fidelity to feminine nature, and with a clearness and wholeness in the creation, miniaturely Shakespearean.” ~Hiram M.

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Jane Austen Faith Word: Serious, and Fanny Price

“. . . there are so many who forget to think seriously till it is almost too late.” –Mrs. Smith in Persuasion (italics added, here and throughout this post) 1,206 more words

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Boozy Books: Re-Visiting Mansfield Park

Hey, guys! Welcome to this week’s Boozy Books! So, as you know, I occasionally go back and re-read something I’ve already paired with a view to finding something new to say about it. 653 more words

Fanny Price Meets Lord Byron

Mansfield Park, Wildfell Hall, Lord Byron, and Me: A Reflection On Inspiration and Influence

Though Jane Austen could never have known it at the time of writing, I can’t help but find (unwitting on Austen’s part) parallels between characters in Mansfield Park and real life scandalous figures in the Regency Era and Victorian Era. 901 more words


Chance the Rapper Dances with Elmo for His Daughter's 2nd Birthday

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Mansfield Park by Jane Austen - Book Review

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Of course it’s impossible to give Mansfield Park five stars. Even though I exasperatedly love Fanny, and love-hate Mrs Norris, and disapprove-of-at-the-same-time-as-I’m-charmed-by the Crawfords, Henry and Mary both. 107 more words