Jane Austen as a moralist writes a hybrid novel that promotes conservative as well as progressive ideals that is Sense and Sensibility. The treasured motifs expressed that envelop these distinctions are financial affairs, social mobility, a marriage of affection and family matters as they pertain to the theme of impulse versus virtue. Austen indicates a… Continue reading Prized Values in Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility
Gilbert Markham as a Predatory Male in The Tenant of Wildfell Hall At the end of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, readers mostly see it as a triumph of love and matrimony; where a bad husband dies, and a better man takes his place in the woman’s life. However, through close speculation, one can see… Continue reading Gilbert Markham in The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
I recently read the first book to a series I loved reading as a child. Even though the 80 page book was a quick luxury, I don't think I will be continuing the series. If you ever want to relive a story you thought was wonderful in your childhood, remember that you have (or should have) matured… Continue reading For the Kids
A few months ago I started a book that is way different than what I usually would have picked up. And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini is a book I can't quite explain what it is about, because I know whatever I say it will not explain the entire plot and all of… Continue reading Wanna read something different?
I suppose I need to discuss Augustus Waters. I think most of you know who this person is by now. He is the love story that all of us want to have. He's not cheesy, but romantic. He's dynamic, but simple. All of us fall in love with Augustus right along with Hazel Grace. Photo… Continue reading He is Quite a Character