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Emma

Jane Austen

 

I was attracted to this novel due to the quotes written on the cover. As I read it, Emma actually started to disgust me. At first, she impressed me with her strong and independent demeanor, and then I was disgusted with how ignorant she would sound at times and I remember thinking “ewww, this girl is actually a nightmare and her dad is annoying” haha. Anyway, I was really interested in how things would turn out with Emma and her “love life” so I continued reading.


I don’t want to spoil the novel to anyone who didn’t read it, so I will proceed with caution.


Lo and behold, She ends up with the man I expected her to be with. I noticed how this particular character was honest with Emma, and told her when she was being disgusting ( I would like to use another word starting with a B and ending with an H, but I digress). Anyway, he told Emma the truth and was not afraid of her slick comments like some others were. I KNEW that Emma would end up finding that attractive. I ended up really enjoying the novel and I think my favorite aspect about it consists of watching Emma grow maturely and ultimately softly.

This is truly a classic and definitely worth the read.


Favorite quotes

”If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more”

”I may have lost my heart, but not my self control”

”A woman is not to marry a man merely because she is asked”

”She is loveliness itself”

”There are people who, the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves”


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