I felt, at the moment, powerless as stubble exposed to the draught and glow of a furnace: mentally, I still possessed my soul, and with it the certainty of ultimate safety. The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter—often an unconscious, but still a truthful interpreter—in the eye.
     --Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

An appreciation of classic literature in its various forms.
Interpreting the Soul


The Words and Sigils of the Great Houses of Austenoros

Emma Approved version. I’ll add Jane Fairfax and Frank Churchilll once they show some more personality.

Caroline doesn’t get her own because the Lee family sigil is in Part 1.


Famous Women and their Actresses
Anne Shirley (Anne of Green Gables)

Mary Miles Minter (1919)
Dawn O’Day (1934 and 1940)
Toby Tarnow (1956)
Kim Braden (1972 and 1975)
Megan Follows (1985,1987 and 2000)
Hannah Endicott-Douglas (2008)


If you like: Emma by Jane Austen, try one of these stories it has inspired:

Emma Approved created by Bernie Su for a webseries about a young life-coach documenting her success

Clueless dir. Amy Heckerling for a matchmaker who is clueless in love

 Aisha, dir. Rajshree Ojha for a modern Indian adaptation of the novel


i started the thing and i finished the thing and now i need more of the thing

Anne: He loves me? I can’t know why.
MarillaBecause you made Josie Pye and Ruby Gillis and all of those wishy-washy young ladies who waltzed by him look like spineless nothings.
Anne: Marilla, he’s hardly my ideal of a romantic suitor.  

Q: What type of coffee do you like?

A: Jane Austen…


The cast of Frankenstein MD

Inspired by brilliant British author Mary Shelley, who is credited with inventing the science fiction/horror genre when she was only 18, the series reimagines the title character as Victoria Frankenstein, an obsessive, eccentric prodigy determined to prove herself in the male-dominated fields of science and medicine.”


Anne Shirley has a very bad temper. And she will learn to control it!

Anne of Green Gables (1985) and Anne of Avonlea (1987)

'The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet' sequel slated for 2015


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