Marry, Date or Dump: Victorian Authors

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Cartoon of Dickens and Thackeray

This week’s options might be a little too English-majory for some of you (although my use of the word “English-majory” definitely is not), but I thought I’d give you three of the most important and popular British novelists from the Victorian era to marry, date, or dump. Let me know in the comments who you would choose when faced with Charles Dickens, William Thackeray, and Thomas Hardy as your options. I’m excited to see who you choose and why!  Continue reading “Marry, Date or Dump: Victorian Authors”

Marry, Date or Dump: Men from Bronte Novels

4470091209_96b70b2a7cSince we’ve done a marry, date or dump about the Bronte sisters, but never about the heroes they created. So today we are going to travel back into Gothic literature, so you can tell me how you would rank the following Bronte male leads: the brooding Mr. Rochester from Jane Eyre, the even broodier Heathcliff from Wuthering Heights, the probably unknown Gilbert Markham from Anne Bronte’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. I can’t wait to see who people choose. I had an English teacher tell me once that people were either Jane Eyre people or Wuthering Heights people, but I’m not so sure. I like both! And The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is actually my favorite of three. So I’m excited to see who you pick in the comments.

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