A herd of teal deer

thank you!!

lady catherine omggg <3 <3 <3 and always good to see anne! gosh, I hope Wickham and Jack never get along - but if they do, oh my god, the worst combination of friends

hahahahahahaha it would be

I think Lady Anne and Lady Catherine do their best to keep their families separate, but with dubious success after Roderick becomes Archbishop (and since the children are old enough to be willful, Lady Anne’s health is declining, etc). I think Jack and Wickham would either hate each other or be good if shallow friends. 

ohhhhh that gives me an idea

informal nighttime fic post

distracting myself from The Terrible Living Situation with fic, Borgias/P&P, various characters but mostly Rodrigo Borgia, Lady Catherine de Bourgh, and Lady Anne Darcy, with a dash of Vanozza and all four Borgia children

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Something you hate about Emma (the book)?

I find the plot profoundly boring. It’s actually my least favourite Austen book to read, though Emma is my favourite heroine. Honestly, not much besides Emma herself and the prose appeals to me at all.

Hi. Why do you think Clueless was the best Emma adaptation?


Clueless is pretty much that really good AU fanfic you read where you’re like “I wish I could watch this” except! you CAN!


I think Amy Heckerling’s script makes a lot of smart, apt changes in modernizing Emma. The film impressively captures the spirit of Austen’s intricate story in ~90 minutes.

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here, of varying quality ;)

(there’s probably more, those are just the ones I bothered to crosspost at AO3)

Georgiana Darcy

my fingers actually twitch towards the keyboard every time I see something about money in Austen and modern equivalences

Her mother likes to say that novels have ruined Amelia for real men. This observation insults Amelia because it implies that she only reads books with classically romantic heroes. She does not mind the occasional novel with a romantic hero but her reading tastes are far more varied than that. Furthermore, she adores Humbert Humbert as a character while accepting the fact that she wouldn’t really want him for a life partner, a boyfriend, or even a casual acquaintance. She feels the same way about Holden Caulfield, and Misters Rochester and Darcy.

Gabrielle Zevin, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry (via theinwardsources)

On one hand, yes, thank you, reading novels doesn’t mean your worldview gets worse, on the contrary.

On the other hand I’m confused: WHO WOULDN’T WANT DARCY AS THEIR BFF???

(via tulinlina)

I was just trying to wrap my brain around throwing Darcy in with Humbert Humbert, Holden Caulfield, and Rochester. Pffft, Darcy is an awesome friend. 

HAHAHAHA ok, Little Women (1994 or book or any version you watched), a herd of teal deer, matte lipstick, Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennett. :)

Little Women:

  • thing I hate: the preachiness, uggggh. also Jo/the Professor, bleh
  • thing I like: I like pretty much all the characters?

a herd of teal deer - like, my blog??? haha ok

  • thing I hate: my tagging is not yet uniform
  • thing I like: metaaaa

matte lipstick:

  • thing I hate: it makes my lips feel really dry and I keep being tempted to pick at them. NO.
  • thing I like: I like the nice smooth discreet kind of look, gloss is always super obvious - which, fine, but I prefer something more inconspicuous. In a deep red kind of way.

Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet:

  • thing I hate: she’s too feisty and independent for boring social mores!!! ugh whatever
  • thing I like: there are more substantial things I like, but wow do I appreciate an actress who actually matches the physical description.
how about AUSTEN :D

Ooooh, awesome!

  • my favourite female character: Mary Crawford, easily
  • my favourite male character: Fitzwilliam Darcy, also easily
  • my favourite book/season/etc: Pride and Prejudice is the one I most enjoy, when it comes down to it :)
  • my favourite episode: Ch 35 of P&P, Darcy’s letter
  • my favourite cast member: probably Hayley Atwell
  • my favourite ship: Darcy/Elizabeth, ship of ultimate destiny
  • a character I’d die defending: Darcy, including from things that are meant to be compliments. >_<
  • a character I just can’t sympathize with: probably Mrs Norris.
  • a character I grew to love: Mary!
  • my anti otp: so many choices, really. Marianne/Brandon or Darcy/Bingley probably win out.