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    I am a woman and I am normally.... -short...

    I am a woman and I am normally....

    -short however on odd occasions I can be tall depending on how high my shoes are,
    -ugly but can be pretty at times if I covered my face with paint....
  2. One writes with the view for others to read. ...

    One writes with the view for others to read. Austen's readers would have been young females whose lives at that era are very much centralised around love, marriage, social class, financial...
  3. If you have not seen Lions for Lambs, I would...

    If you have not seen Lions for Lambs, I would strongly recommend that you do... very powerful ideas and themes emerge from that film which are relevant to this discussion. In particular, I would...
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    Poll: Oh Darcy! *Swoon*

    Oh Darcy! *Swoon*
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    Poll: Amen! Sorry I suppose my amen is not very...

    Amen!

    Sorry I suppose my amen is not very welcome in some quarters.... no offence intended people. I agree that many people (especially in Western cultures) are looking beyond organised religion...
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    Hello Craze200, Welcome to LitNet. It has...

    Hello Craze200,

    Welcome to LitNet. It has been well over 15 years since I read Anne of GG so you are really testing my memory here. I think the novel explores themes that are generally linked to...
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    You raised an interesting thing here and I forgot...

    You raised an interesting thing here and I forgot to respond.

    Anyway, here is my 2 cents worth of input. People are willing to share power even though they may hold differing opinions or even...
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    Oh but that is the beauty of life... that's why...

    Oh but that is the beauty of life... that's why we go about in life wondering about the "what ifs".

    By the way, I had the opportunity to watch the film adaptation of David Copperfield the other...
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    There are worse things than death. Orwell still...

    There are worse things than death. Orwell still amazes me with the depth of the human experience/nature he so successfully portrays in Animal Farm and 1984. If you read about some of the reforms in...
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    It is not common for me to read mystery, triller...

    It is not common for me to read mystery, triller or horror novels but I found Sherlock Holmes a very good read.:thumbs_up
  11. Thread: mock religion?

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    mock religion?

    Hi all,

    I have just finished reading Silas Marner and was wondering what people's thoughts are on the book. This is my first George Eliot book.

    I am torn between two views on the book. I am...
  12. Thread: Foreshadowing

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    God Sciencefan.. reading your replies could...

    God Sciencefan.. reading your replies could really make me believe you live and breathe P&P. Thanks so much for your posts... I learn something new everyday... in this case, I learn a whole lot in...
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    If you are talking about the actors and actress...

    If you are talking about the actors and actress themselves then sure I reckon Keira and the other fellow are hot stuff!.. and the 2005 version could really dramatize things. But if you want to look...
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    Thanks Nightshade, but unfortunately I can't view...

    Thanks Nightshade, but unfortunately I can't view it. The website is restricted. In Australia we sometimes have shows from the bbc but the latest adaptations of Jane Austen's books are not...
  15. If I went about reading classics with this view...

    If I went about reading classics with this view in mind I would probably discard wonderful books like The Adventures of Tom Saywer already!
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    God, why don't they have anything in...

    God, why don't they have anything in Australia!:bawling:
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    I don't recall Jane Austen ever written any novel...

    I don't recall Jane Austen ever written any novel called Jane....
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    Hmmmm... you really got me there.. You have also...

    Hmmmm... you really got me there.. You have also made me want to re-read Persuasion again, to read it in a different light, ie to focus my attention on Captain Wentworth....
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    God that's a horrible thought.... hope you are...

    God that's a horrible thought.... hope you are not hating yourself anymore!
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    thoughts on Mary Anne by Daphne Du Maurier

    Hi everyone,

    I have just finished the novel Mary Anne by Daphne Du Maurier. It has left me feeling something I can't seem to pin point... Has anyone on this forum read the book? What are your...
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    hmmmm, it is an interesting question. Actually,...

    hmmmm, it is an interesting question. Actually, come to think of it I have no idea why I have never thought of Captain Wentworth. Perhaps, Anne had been too much of a focus....
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    I find your love stories very sweet... I am sorry...

    I find your love stories very sweet... I am sorry if thinking about it makes you sad... though I dare say in a few years time, when you are a lot older you would look at these memories with fondness...
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    my life's burden is my own to carry. I can't...

    my life's burden is my own to carry. I can't expect others take that burden for me.... but wouldn't be great if there was someone who would walk with me while I carry my burden.
  24. Thread: I'm green

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    Welcome Greenie (sounds so environmental!). I...

    Welcome Greenie (sounds so environmental!). I love Hemmingway, Dickens, Steinbeck as well.
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    I felt very unfair to see Robert and Lucy to not...

    I felt very unfair to see Robert and Lucy to not only got the inheritance but later got back into the "in" group, ie into the "good books" with the family. But I guess life is full of this...
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