Time is what you might call capricious. It can crawl at an agonizing pace or it can pass in the blink of an eye. It can steal an hour of your sleep in the spring or graciously bestow it in the fall. If you’re the Mad Hatter and tried to murder it, it can even freeze. And of course memories and hopes allow you to dwell in the past and future, respectively. Continue reading
Because this song reminds me of two different characters I decided to present both. You can choose which one appeals to you more, turning the music into a “choose your own adventure” of sorts. As always, I love hearing about what other characters the music reminds you of in the comments section so please feel free to share!
WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Jane Eyre (Option 1)
and Anna Karenina (Option 2)
Why recommend books the normal way when you can recommend them with pictures? (Confession: I really just wanted to share these pictures I took. But I also love each of these stories!)
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who lived with her cousin and aunt. The cousin was handsome and strong, but Continue reading
They had me at “Reader, I murdered him…”
I saw two posts mentioning this quirky book, “Jane Steele,” this afternoon while Continue reading
The ultimate question…
If you’re a literature nerd, or have sat through any high school English course, then you probably have heard of the two biggest heartthrobs in British lit. They’re both a little moody,…
Source: Mr. Darcy or Mr. Rochester?
(SPOILERS for Jane Eyre)
What if instead of being mentally insane, Rochester’s secret wife was actually a werewolf?
Just imagine: Jane hears strange noises in the night that sound like a mix between human and beast (so far, so consistent with the actual novel). But then it turns out the creature, Rochester’s wife, is a werewolf. Would the story really change from the standpoint of plot??
It might change how we perceive Rochester’s character. Hiding Continue reading