I love romance, especially romance with strong female characters. This, of course, means that I love, love, love Pride & Prejudice.
My intention with Poetry 101 is to write about what I have learned regarding both reading and writing poetry, and share with you the different aspects of poetry.
As is seen in the many parallels between the book, Pride and Prejudice, and the movie, Bridget Jones’ Diary, in terms of societal expectations, social economic status, and the development of the characters respective relationships, the latter was built up with the Pride & Prejudice plot in mind, which poses the question: How can a story written with past social conventions in mind, relate so well to a contemporary plot?
For todays average person most things are focused around themselves: as long as we are happy and content we don’t care too much about the consequences. Danish society is no longer about being solidary, listening to people more educated and older than us, and it is no longer about community before self-interest.