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Oh, Mr. Darcy. Why is he so wonderful? By the end of Pride and Prejudice, he has good looks, wonderful manners and gorgeous estate. Yet, have you ever wondered does the poor man have a first name? His Aunt, his cousin, Mr Bingley and even Lizzy call him either Mr Darcy or just plain Darcy. But…

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Why does Lydia Bennet want to get married at Gretna Green? Oh, Lydia Bennet, why do you make such trouble for your family? Besides being the biggest flirt in the country, you also decide to run away with reprehensible George Wickham to Gretna Green. But, wait, what is Gretna Green? Why would Lydia want to…

High waisted dresses, country dances and, of course, romance fill Regency era books and movies. In fact, the Regency era sets the scene for all of Jane Austen’s amazing works, including Pride and Prejudice. Who wouldn’t want to be Elizabeth Bennet and live in a world of Mr Darcies and country walks? But wait… what…

So why is Elizabeth Bennet so poor? How many times in Pride and Prejudice does Elizabeth Bennet’s mother, Mrs Bennet, shriek: “Mr Bennet, my poor nerves!” What on earth happened to her nerves? Well, probably lots of things. But foremost in her mind was the fact that she has five single daughters, including Elizabeth Bennet,…

So today we will be talking about Mr. Collins. *shiver* We all know Mr. Collins. His creepy wave. His penchant for excellent boiled potatoes. The way he’s set to kick Elizabeth Bennet and her sisters out of their house to live in the hedge grove as soon as their dad dies. But wait… why can…

Mr Darcy. *sigh* Even those who have never read or watched Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice recognize his name. Mr Darcy is handsome, dashing—-and world renown for being incredibly rich. But have you ever wondered, why is he so rich? How did he get all that money? After all, it seems like he doesn’t do…

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Hi! My name is Ellie Dashwood and I am a youtuber, blogger, lover of classic literature and illustrator of beautiful things! Welcome to my blog where we discuss the best of books and films.

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