*This is a re-post from an old post on Austen Authors. Welcome to February! I can’t believe how fast January flew by! Valentine's Day is quickly approaching. While I maintain that Jane Austen’s books are about so much more than romantic love, you simply can’t get away from the marriage plots. Anyone can see that … Continue reading Austen Writes Romance?
In my last post, I addressed the Dashwood girls leaving of Norland. I referenced the three-act story structure and said it was this leaving which is the inciting moment. What follows next, according to the structure, is second thoughts. What could possibly move Marianne from feeling as though leaving Norland was an abomination to thinking … Continue reading S&S Saturday– Willoughby, Willoughby, Willoughby