We learn that the Elliots are a respected, titled, landowning family. I'm pretty sure I had a mini orgasm when he did this because my beautiful stranger had the most ridiculous green eyes and a motherfucking chin dimple drooling may also have happened upon this discovery. Every time he went out on dates with other women I swear a little bit of me died.
In other words, it marks the turning point between the eighteenth century and the nineteenth". Soon news comes that Captain Wentworth has returned from sea and is staying with his sister at Kellynch.
Charles, Mary, and the Crofts continually speculate as to which one Wentworth might marry. I have no idea why. But all in all I found Persuasion to be a marvelous read and an interesting--and ultimately rewarding--departure from some of Austen's earlier works.
Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious feelings are gone for ever. Sir Walter and Elizabeth care little about her, but they are glad to have her come to Bath. Somehow James found out about my new favourite thing and we began playing against each other online. It makes the story more fun.
Captain Wentworth is just one of several naval officers in the story who have risen from humble beginnings to affluence and status on the strength of merit and luck, not by inheritance. Lastly, I would be completely remiss if I did not mention what a compelling romance Anne and Wentworth share.
Staying with me, taking care of me, and, knowing how much it mattered to me, making sure my cats were also taken care of. I lent the book to my mother after my re-reading, and - half-jokingly - she asked whether this novel had been rewritten "to be contemporary".
It was here my COD mad skillz were made known. Okay, so I bet you're wondering what that has to do with anything. But Persuasion I didn't re-read, remembering all my negative feelings about the three sisters and their vain, silly father.
Unjust I may have been, weak and resentful I have been, but never inconstant. It was in my new dwellings I discovered Call of Duty. I halted momentarily in my haste to rush over and say hello when I caught sight of the man he was talking to.
Having encouraged them into financial extravagance, he had quickly dropped them when they became impoverished. The ensuing years have not been kind to the gentle and self-effacing Anne. Anne learns, to her great distress, of his layers of deceit and calculated self-interest.
Outwardly I acted as though he was a pain in the arse. A word, a look, will be enough to decide whether I enter your father's house this evening or never. And when I did, that's when I saw he wasn't joking. It was in my new dwellings I discovered Call of Duty. James this is--" "What the fuck happened to you?
So, on the weekend of said I want to share something with you. While they are there, a good-looking gentleman takes notice of Anne; they later discover that this man is Mr.
It even appears she did not envision the title of the story as Persuasion; there is speculation that the title of the novel was chosen by her brother Henry or her sister Cassandra. Where to go from here Here's what's up next on my literary plate in the coming months: I was an instantly smitten kitten.
She had the advantage of him, in the preparation of the last few moments.
It's severe sunburn but that's not the point, fucker, and you know it! A few moments also felt contrived to me, especially Anne's all-too-convenient-plot-driven conversation with Captain Harville. The subtleties and delicate snubs of Emma or of Lady Catherine de Burgh in Pride and Prejudice were foreign in the extreme.
Musgrove care for their younger children. Captain Wentworth makes friends with Mr. I must speak to you by such means as are within my reach.
But wi th no other option, the Elliots decide they must relocate to a house in Bath where their expenses will be more manageable. Too good, too excellent creature! Still, however, she had enough to feel!Persuasion at first reading was the worst of all.
I was bored by the heroine Anne Elliot, and wasn't surprised to discover that even Jane Austen had said "she is too good for me".
Rightly, I felt, the creator of this dismally passive young woman suspected her readers would have no sympathy for Anne Elliot. Persuasion, Jane Austen Persuasion is the last novel fully completed by Jane Austen.
It was published at the end ofsix months after her death. The story concerns Anne Elliot, a young Englishwoman of 27 years, whose family is moving to lower their expenses and get out of debt. They rent their home to an Admiral and his wife/5(K).
Persuasion is a mature Jane Austen film, more subdued and grown-up than Pride and Prejudice. The camera work is decidedly unstuffy at certain points.
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