Tea Time Tattle–Could Edmund have been happy with Mary Crawford?

Many readers wonder when Edmund fell in love with Fanny and how he could ever have loved Mary Crawford. Still, others hone in on the fact that Austen says Mary and Edmund had married, Fanny probably would have accepted Henry Crawford. But what sort of life would Mary and Edmund have had? Perhaps it is … Continue reading Tea Time Tattle–Could Edmund have been happy with Mary Crawford?

Tea Time Tattle- Caroline vs. Elizabeth

  I mentioned in yesterday's Music Monday post, that this week I wanted to explore Caroline's jealousy of Elizabeth. First, let's break down the meaning of the word "jealous." Merriam-Webster gives this definition: hostile toward a rival or one believed to enjoy an advantage : envious His success made his old friends jealous. They were … Continue reading Tea Time Tattle- Caroline vs. Elizabeth