Wacky Wednesday–Scott’s Grotto

I was watching the 2009 production of Emma the other day when I realized Pride and Prejudice is the only Jane Austen story in which the primary male and female characters do not go on an excursion together. Of course, in each scenario there are annoying people amongst them. It made me wonder what it … Continue reading Wacky Wednesday–Scott’s Grotto

Fantasy Friday–Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters Chapter Five

I've decided that posting in small chunks wasn't working for me. From now on, I will be posting an entire chapter once a month. Previous posts: 1.1 / 1.2 / 2.1 / 2.2 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 4.1 / 4.2 / 4.3 Chapter Five Two hours later, Jane and Elizabeth sat with Mr. Bennet … Continue reading Fantasy Friday–Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters Chapter Five

Style Saturday- Caroline Bingley’s Gowns

Be honest. Either you or someone you have known has criticized Caroline Bingley's gowns in the 2005 Pride and Prejudice adaptation. They look shocking to our modern sensibilities--even more so when paired with gowns which fit the aesthetic of the period better. But are they really so inaccurate? I'll be going over the Meryton Assembly … Continue reading Style Saturday- Caroline Bingley’s Gowns

Fantasy Friday- Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters Chapter Four Part Three

The following morning, after the food had been cleared from the breakfast table and Mrs. Bennet ordered the school things brought out for the little ones, Jane, Elizabeth, and Kate made their way to Mr. Bennet’s library. He had been asked by the steward to pay a call on a tenant, and so the girls … Continue reading Fantasy Friday- Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters Chapter Four Part Three

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

Fantasy Friday- Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters, Chapter Three Part One

Chapter Three   Instead of dreaming of gentlemen as might be supposed after a ball, each lady dreamed of their deceased parent. Mr. Morland came to Kate bathed in a white glow and bade her go to the woods behind the east garden. The deceased Mrs. Bennet ordered her daughters there as well. Jane obeyed … Continue reading Fantasy Friday- Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters, Chapter Three Part One

Fantasy Friday- Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters- Chapter Two part two

What does Elizabeth think of the Assembly and Darcy? Can they get along better in this magical world? While Jane and Bingley danced, Elizabeth sat out due to the absence of partners. She had not minded and was busy watching the new neighbors. Mr. Darcy had caught her eye early in the evening, and she … Continue reading Fantasy Friday- Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters- Chapter Two part two