Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical

and art imitates life

I'm reading Mansfield Park (less than 90 pages left of 300) and i actually had to stop reading because Mr. Crawford's constant pressuring Fanny bothered me so much. I have serious issues with men not taking No for an answer. No, i haven't been raped or anything, but as my recent summers have established, i attract shady older men a lot, and the summer before college was my big introduction to people who don't understand concepts like personal space and boundaries. So i'm seriously identifying with Fanny's discomfort and really want Mr. Crawford to drop off the planet. (Plus, Fanny and Edmund forever of course, but that's beside the point.)

  • Shakespeare and our political moment

    The ASP season for next year came out last Wednesday. At Actors’ Shakespeare Project, it is our practice as artists to listen: to listen to our…

  • [2017] Logan [2017-03-04]

    I haven't watched any X-movies since the initial trilogy (in part because I'm not great at actually getting out to see movies -- and also because…

  • Congrats, team; we survived 2016.

    (Well, depending on what time zone you're in, you maybe have a little more time, but I believe in you.) As people have pointed out, 2017 will likely…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.