Pride and Prejudice vividly illustrates a caste of 18th century polite society. One learns about about what's good and what's bad and what's sheisty. It's so cool, because the sassy heroine of limited … more
Jim Dixon is a lecturer in Medieval Studies at a school in England. He is also discontented with his situation but afraid to change. He's the kind of character that most readers would be happy to … more
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is the most favorite of all the Austen novels to me. The plot is so well constructed and the characters are amazingly colorful and more than just two dimensional. … more
wordlover posted a Quick Tip about Jane Eyre.
July 17, 2010
got bored of this quite easily. the movie inspired me to read the book. i did not like the mother, and the book was too annoyingly old fashioned. thought kiera knightley is appealing, she does not appear … more
I am not much of one for reading old, complicated prose books- I really prefer contemporary lit. But I wanted to give this a shot simply because it is such a institution. I was pleasantly surprised- … more
A fine example of its genre, and a good, tongue-in-cheek tale in its own right. Don't be put off by what is to modern eyes/ears overly formal language; just flow with it, and you'll enjoy a wonderful … more