Jane Austen stats

November 24, 2020 If I searched right, the terms “persuasion” and “persuade”, or variations like “persuadable”, appear – 68 times in “Emma” 46 times in “Mansfield Park” 52 times in “Pride and Prejudice” 42 times in “Sense and Sensibility” 32 times in “Persuasion” 24 times in “Northanger Abbey” The novels are listed from longest to … Continue reading Jane Austen stats

Finishing Mansfield Park

November 24, 2020 Spoilers ahead I was engrossed by “Mansfield Park” from beginning to end.  Of the thousand thoughts I’m having, probably questions about Henry Crawford are the most difficult to answer.  That may be no surprise to those who have read the novel.  Henry flirts with two sisters, just like Frederick Wentworth had. And … Continue reading Finishing Mansfield Park