Wentworth Wednesday– Resentful

A few years ago, I read Persuasion for the first time. I had seen both film adaptations several times and knew the story rather well. I think I saw the humanity of Wentworth more in the films. I have Facebook posts chronicling my falling in love with him in the book. However, as we came … Continue reading Wentworth Wednesday– Resentful

Wentworth Wednesday–Stolen Happiness

  Our first introduction of Captain Frederick Wentworth in Persuasion tells us he is related to the curate at Monkford who was so recently the topic of conversation. We also know Captain Wentworth is the "he" who plagues Anne's mind. This is the first mention of anything personal about him. He was, at that time, … Continue reading Wentworth Wednesday–Stolen Happiness

Thursday Three Hundred- The Balm of Kellynch Hall

My song for Music Monday this week was Mercy by Brett Young. For the first time, I considered how cruel a woman could be during a break-up. Naturally, it made me consider how kind Anne Elliot had been--or tried to be. What follows is about one thousand words of torturing Captain Wentworth. The Balm of … Continue reading Thursday Three Hundred- The Balm of Kellynch Hall

Austen Writes Romance- One True Pairings

Continuing with our study of the romances in Austen’s works, it seemed fitting to discuss the idea of true love so close to Valentine’s Day. Among Fan Fiction readers of all genres, there is the idea of a “one true pairing” meaning an unbreakable romantic coupling that may or may not exist in the story … Continue reading Austen Writes Romance- One True Pairings