I will admit that Emma ranks pretty low on my list of favorite Austen novels, although I do really enjoy the film version with Gwyneth Paltrow and Clueless is an all time favorite of mine. I don’t know why I woke up with this book on the brain, but I think it would be fun to think about who you’d marry, who you’d date, and who you’d dump from the book. You can choose whatever characters you want from the novel. Whether you want ladies, male characters, or a mix – I’m very excited to see your choices! Continue reading
While no one will ever come between me and Mr. Darcy … you know except for Lizzie Bennet, or 200 years, or the fact that he is fiction … and I will always have a soft spot for Captain Wentworth, Jane Austen didn’t only know how to write upstanding men who resembled knights in shining armor. She also knew a thing or two about crafting the rakes and the rogues. Because some times a lady just wants to throw caution to the wind and give a guy a piece of her hair, or cut a piece of his hair, or even (gasp!) let a suitor call her by her first name. So look at the following fellows, and let us know in the comments who you would marry, who you would date, and who you would dump.