Pretty huge gap between liking Pride and Prejudice and this shit.
There’s nothing romantic about having a houseful of daughters who are going to be homeless the minute your condescending denial husband kicks off. Or watching your best friend marry a complete tool because anything’s better then being a broke-ass spinster living on tea and bread at other people’s houses during their…
THIS. Women couldn’t vote, inherit property, pursue non-prescript education, or earn their own money? All that husband-hunting takes on a whole new serious and desperate aura, and you begin sympathizing with Mrs. Bennet. Austen was basically making light of her own lightly-gilded cage in order to gain a small measure… Read more
I always tell Victorian literature lovers to read the woman in white by Wilkie Collins. Especially when they tell me Dickins sexism was “a product of his times.” The entire plot of the women in white is intelligent women get into trouble bc the law doesnt view them as people and the men who are supposed to take care… Read more
C’mon. I can have a raging ladyboner over P&P and still not want to give myself pneumonia wearing a wet tissue-paper-thin dress.
... how can you possibly write that question and not see what's wrong with it
I also hate both of those things, but I LOVE Khal Drogo. I'm so conflicted.