What's in a Name?

Ecstasy (n)- 2. Excessive joy; rapture; a degree of delight that arrests the whole mind; joy may rise to ecstasy. (Websters 1828 Dictionary)
Doldrums (n)- A sate of inactivity or stagnation.(Dictionary.com)

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

On Heroines

But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way.
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey


Newton said...

You are obsessed with Jane Austin –Ali said that.

Amanda said...

I know! I'm so pathetic! I promise I will post about other things too!

Newton said...

you are NOT pathetic. I look forward to watching the adaptations too.