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Postby hereiam » Fri Apr 14, 2006 10:46 am

hello:)
This time I would like to ask you about your favourite literature hero.
I have been still reading "Pride and Prejudice" and in chapter 22 Mr. Collins proposed to Charlotte Lucas 3 days after proposing to Elisabeth Bennet (she rejected him).
I would like to say that Mr Collins isn't surely a favourite hero neither in this nor in any other book!
He is so pitiful!:(
Can Mr Darcy be really better? I doubt it so much!:(
express your opinions freely:)
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silence today...

Postby hereiam » Fri Apr 14, 2006 10:49 pm

...I am still at the beggining of chapter 23 and I would like tpo say "Mr Darcy is my favourite character" but I cannot somehow:(.
It makes me very sad. Everyone says - Mr Darcy this and Mr Darcy that and I am simply beginning TO HATE Mr. Darcy instead of liking this character... HELP!!!
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Postby illusion » Sat Apr 15, 2006 10:23 am

Mr Darcy is wondeful!!!! I love him!!!! Ahhhh *sighs* You'll see... :p
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Mr Darcy...hmmm...

Postby hereiam » Sat Apr 15, 2006 6:38 pm

by now he is...invisible. I am at the beginning of chapter 27.
Charlotte Lucas have got already married and invited Elisabeth Bennet to visit her. She accepted this invitation. Probably to avoid the sight of her still irritated mother. So she will go soon. By the way - newcomers came to Netherfield in summer. Now we have a spring next year! Christams in the meantime and still no sign of life. Oh no - Jane was in London and met there Mr Bingley's sister who was very reluctant towards her.
Poor Elisabeth... still I can see only ONE REASON to care about Mr. Darcy . Though Elisabeth described Mr Collins as "conceited, pompous, nerrow-minded and silly" probably the same she should say about Darcy if she was sincere but...
Ok. What I love till now are all these words so frequently used by Jane Austin like AGREEABLE, CIVIL, AMIABLE, TOLARABLE, ELEGANT, INTELLIGENT, WELL-BRED.
I love these words!:)
And I have to notice that the longest journey that make-excluding mansions here and there and the most ...temptous is the one to London.
Ok I will see what will happen next:)
See you soon:)
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Postby BOUKHATEM » Fri Jun 30, 2006 2:35 pm

I think Hamlet the prince of Danemark is the best character never invented , altough he's a Prince he's vertued and the character in itself is very complicated .I like it
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hi:)

Postby LadyMacbeth » Sat Jul 22, 2006 9:39 am

well... I have to admit I forgot Hamlet a bit:(. I read it last time around high school times but nowadays... hmmm:(. Well.. but recently I am in the middle of a very nice detective story about one Scotland Yard Inspector James Hudson and insurance agent - Elvira Elliot. Together they are to solve mysterious theft of a priceless mummy of one of Egiptian pharaons in British Museum. I am in the middle of this English reader (level x) at the moment but I think my favourite character is Elvira Elliot.
Elvira is in her 30, handsome, good-looking woman who has both annual income and car twice as good as James Hudson has. She is bit nervous, drinks a lot of coffee and is red haired like her car.
Hahaha - what do you think about her as a favourite hero?;)
ps. It is worthy to mention that John Hudson has a house-keeper who cooks for him and cares for his flat and him as his own mother. Besides she would like to see him married to Elvira Elliot. Will they?
That's the question.
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Postby fortminor » Sat Jul 22, 2006 6:25 pm

I cannot decide !
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ouch - that's very bad!

Postby LadyMacbeth » Sun Jul 23, 2006 7:58 pm

Hi,
new day - new chapter and... hmmm I have to notice that my favourite hero is normally...discriminated in XXI century! Why? She has printed out some www links about a trip of one famous British lord who ...had discovered one famous Egiptian king-tomb and ... is sitting in the Hudson's car to wait for his come back from a visit in one of numerous London'd gentelmen's clubs where she is forbidden to go in as a woman.
Wow - what do you think about it?
I seems to me that in XXI century heterosexuals aren't forbidden to eneter homosexual clubs when my favourite hero is sitting in a car casue she isn't allowed to go into historical London male's-club-only.
How unfair! And she agrees with it without grumbling - what is even stranger to me. Such fashionable, challanging, brave woman sits in the car and waits for a poor Scotland Yard inspector who had gone to the club by himself.... who would believe it?
Well... another interesting fact is that the book is written by a Englishman who wanted to excuse. He had a need to excuse for British Empire. I can read it among verses. I never ever read any English book that would bring so many bitter words about robbing Egiptian tombstones by British lords!
It is a German reprint so probably its author lives in Germany cause my favourite hero (insurance agent) was really indignant when she discovered that merely worthless mummies found their place in British Museum and everything else (specially jewellery) was kept by family of the Lord. She also made some other clever reamrks. I like her, really.
Read me soon,
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hello,

Postby LadyMacbeth » Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:43 am

I have finished. Well... I think it is very probably book. My favourite hero (Elvira Elliot) hasn't married inspector Hudson yet but I read a lot of interesting things in this book and I found another one in the same series. This time Inspector will be hunting the vampire
but at the footnotes is also written Elvira is included into the plot. Thanks God!
Welll... "chasing the vamipre" - it can be even more breath taking than solving a puzzle of Egyptian mummy!
Oh - and imagine who was the worst hero and murderer in the book about a stolen mummy - A LAWYER. A lawyer of family. Who is surpried? Me not.

And imagine that in the same time in my country a famous actor (I mean rich actress -age 49) has died because of...bee sting. They said that she didn't notice a bee flowing in an orange juice and she it stung her in her throat killing her.
The same time the most famous Polish private detective has been arrested and is accused of many things. He could probably try to solve the case of the actress killed by allergic reaction to bee sting.
But he is kept in jail. What will be next?
Read me soon...
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my favourite hero - continuation,

Postby LadyMacbeth » Tue Aug 01, 2006 7:44 am

My favourite hero (Elvira Elliot) is still searching the next villain. She is much better than Hudson. Read about her guts:

"...(...) With a yell of anger the man landed unsteadily on his feet. The villain wanted to punch Elvira, but he was too slow this time, too. Elvira ducked under his fist and sent the criminal flying to the ground with a hard punch. Half-uncouscious and groaning, the man fell to the ground.
(...)
Hudson gave the insurance agent a big smile.
"Great work, Elvira. Did you learn that at the insurance agent college?
(...)
Hudson grinned.
(...)
-Look out Elvira! - shouted Hudson.. But it was too late.
With her left foot Elvira Elliot stepped on the criminal's third juggling club. She twisted her ankle and fell to the ground with a scream".

Oh Jeez- Hudson called the ambulance. He was useful for this one thing at least. Elvira is a real hero.

Read me soon:)
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