Justice in July- Captain Wentworth, created equal?

Last week, I discussed Jane Bennet finding independence and if she "deserved" better treatment than Bingley gave her. A friend, who is admittedly protective of Bingley, asked if I would ask the same thing of Captain Wentworth. And the truth is, I think he also deserves better than Anne Elliot's treatment. In several of my … Continue reading Justice in July- Captain Wentworth, created equal?

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

March Mix- Spring brings new life

Please forgive me for not posting last week. I was stranded out of state, and while I had my computer, I did not have much time. I'll save my thoughts on fortune and luck in Austen for a later date. Today, I wanted to discuss the imagery of new life in spring. This sort of … Continue reading March Mix- Spring brings new life