Tag Archives: Jane Austen

Jane Austin’s Sense and Sensibility: Random Thoughts

1 I tried reading the book when I was in high school, but I couldn’t get past the language. 2 I also couldn’t get past the fact that it wasn’t this emotional, romantic book.  I was about 15, and I … Continue reading

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Films About Women 17

1 Pride and Prejudice (2005) I am including this film for a rather curious reason. Everyone is likely familiar with the story of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, the story of Elizabeth Bennet, a young woman who must marry, … Continue reading

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Films About Women Part 8

1 Zero Dark Thirty Kathryn Bigelo’s follow up to The Hurt Locker, a film about the Iraq war, follows a woman on the hunt for Osama Bin Laden. This film was strongly criticized for seeming to justify the use of … Continue reading

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