S&S Saturday– Mrs. Dashwood’s imagination

In Pride and Prejudice, Mr. Darcy says a lady's imagination is very rapid. It goes from admiration to love to matrimony. It seems Mrs. Dashwood might fit this mold.   The contempt which she had, very early in their acquaintance, felt for her daughter-in-law, was very much increased by the farther knowledge of her character, … Continue reading S&S Saturday– Mrs. Dashwood’s imagination

Tea Time Tattle–Edward’s love for Elinor

I have previously defended why Elinor is best suited to marry Edward, and not Colonel Brandon. In this post, I want to explore the nature of Edward’s feelings for Elinor as they began while he was engaged to another woman. At the end of the book, we are finally given an accounting for how he … Continue reading Tea Time Tattle–Edward’s love for Elinor