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

Austen’s Brides- Mr. Right Now

Jane Austen's books center around a heroine who searches for identity and love. Spoiler alert: everyone gets married. For this month's theme, I don't want to focus on those couples. Instead, I want to look at the others who make marriages in the novel while the heroine is still searching for Mr. Right. I believe … Continue reading Austen’s Brides- Mr. Right Now

Positivity Monday- Worthy of love

  This may be one of my favorite quotes ever. Believing that I am worthy of love no matter my flaws has been my most freeing state of mind. And it is a state of mind. I've got to remind myself of it, sometimes daily, but it is crucial to my mental health. This includes … Continue reading Positivity Monday- Worthy of love

Austen Writes Romance- Broken Hearts

Welcome to the second post in a series on Austen Writes Romance! The first post was on Austen Authors. I will be discussing plot points of Austen's works, so there will be SPOILERS. For the sake of brevity, I will assume a certain amount of knowledge of each book, so I do not need to … Continue reading Austen Writes Romance- Broken Hearts