Happy Halloween!We had limited responses to this poll question:For the ladies:MarianneEmmaFor the guys:George KnightlyJohn KnightlyAdmiral Croft I hope everyone has a wonderful Halloween!Edit: Sorry, I forgot to post this yesterday.
Hello everyone!Did the end of September surprise anyone else or was that just me?September's question wanted to know which of Jane's writings outside of The Six was reader's favorites. Here are our results: It seems Lady Susan is a favorite! Let's be honest, there is something kind of entertaining about her.Now for October's Poll.
Last week we shared an article titled 11 Underrated Books Only Truly Devoted Readers Will Appreciate. The first book on the list is Love and Friendship. I commented that I felt that anyone who picks up Jane's Juvenilia would find something to love. Now were asking you, which of Jane's writings outside of the six … Continue reading Fun Friday – September Poll
We had a wonderful time at our Box Hill meeting. Since we were celebrating our yearly event we asked you your opinion on Emma. First we wanted to know who your favorite character was in the novel.As you can see Mr. Knightly was the overall favorite with a second place tie between Emma and Mrs. … Continue reading Fun Friday: Poll Results – Box Hill
It's August, which means our annual Box Hill picnic. This year we are meeting at the Kuser Farm and Mansion in Hamilton, NJ. As in past years we will be discussing Emma and enjoying some strawberry treats provided by the officers of CNJ JASNA. I thought it would be appropriate to make this month's poll … Continue reading Fun Friday – August Poll: Box Hill discussion of Emma
This month we asked you about your opinions on the movie clueless, which turned 20 on July 19th.The first question we asked was Do you like the movie Clueless? 100% of respondents said yes! The second question we asked was Do you think Clueless is an acceptable adaptation of Emma? 40% of respondents said No and 60% … Continue reading Fun Friday: Poll Results – Clueless Yes or No?
On July 19th, Clueless turns 20. Can you believe it's been 20 years? I can't. Clueless was my first introduction to Jane Austen, and at the time I didn't even know it was based on Emma. I learned about that in college, when we were assigned to read the novel in a history class. After … Continue reading Friday Fun: July Poll – Clueless, Yes or No?
The results are in on Austen v. Davies and the general opinion is:No! 78% of voters felt that Austen wouldn't have cared that Andrew Davies showed the private lives of the men in her novels. We had one "Other" response that I would like to address here. I'm sharing my personal views on the matter … Continue reading Friday Fun: Poll Results – Austen v. Davies