To continue along with the romantic theme this week, today’s we’re going to take a look at Pride and Prejudice, one of my all-time favorites.
I actually read this novel when I was 10 years old and in 4th grade because I’d heard about the story and I didn’t want to wait to read it later when I was more “grown up”. It took me awhile to read the book and I had a dictionary by my side to clarify things as needed, but I fell in love with this story and everything about it. And thus, with the following line, my deep and abiding love for British literature was born:
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.
I demand to know why people don’t write and talk like this anymore! Continue reading