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Emma and I

Sheila Hocken

Emma and I

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Published by Sphere in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Firstpublished in Great Britain by Gollancz, 1977.

StatementSheila Hocken.
SeriesSphere library of biography
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17411757M
ISBN 100722147643
OCLC/WorldCa152362002


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Emma; but the call is ended by his going off to see the Bateses and Jane Fairfax. On subsequent meetings Emma is won over by Frank, and in their discussion of Jane and her reserve Frank perfectly agrees with Emma.

Faith in him is shaken when he runs off to London just to get a haircut, but he returns unabashed and continues to sparkle. Knightley, Emma’s brother-in-law and treasured friend, watches Emma’s matchmaking efforts with a critical eye.

He believes that Mr. Martin is a worthy young man whom Harriet would be lucky to marry. He and Emma quarrel over Emma’s meddling, and, as usual, Mr. Knightley proves to be the wiser of the by: 3. Emma Woodhouse, the protagonist of the story, is a beautiful, high-spirited, intelligent, and 'slightly' spoiled young woman from the landed gentry.

She is twenty when the story opens. Her mother died when she was young. She has been mistress of the house (Hartfield) since her older sister got : Jane Austen.

Emma, fourth novel by Jane Austen, published in three volumes in Set in Highbury, England, in the early 19th century, the novel centres on Emma Woodhouse, a precocious young woman whose misplaced confidence in her matchmaking abilities occasions several romantic misadventures.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Toni Collette in Emma Gwyneth Paltrow and. Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.

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Emma immediately decodes the riddle and sees that its answer is the word “courtship.” She translates the riddle for Harriet, who could not solve it herself, but Harriet is nonetheless flattered by its meaning. Emma convinces Harriet that the riddle foretells a proposal, and she copies the riddle into Harriet’s book.

As has often been done, one can — and with truth — say that Emma, like Jane Austen's other novels, deals with the subject of young ladies finding proper the surface this is what the story line of Emma is about, but the total subject matter of the book concerns much more than the chosen limits of upper-middle-class society and within the even more.

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I thought it was very silly at first that this entire book is all about who ends up with whom but Jane Austen does more than /5(9). Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and had lived nearly twenty-one years in the world with very little to distress or vex her.

She was the. Brought to life by Emma Thompson This is a really refreshing performance of Emma, entirely because of Emma Thompson's superb narration which keeps the story light, emotive and relatable. The casting is good, and it is performed well by all. An excellent adaption Audible - an enjoyable listen and true to the book.

With Romola Garai, Michael Gambon, Jonny Lee Miller, Jodhi May. Emma Woodhouse (Romola Garai) seems to be perfectly content, to have a loving father for whom she cares, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit, matchmaking.

She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith (Louise Dylan). Emma is desperate for /10(K).

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Visit the Deseret Book blog to learn more about the story behind Jane and Emma. Praise for Jane and Emma "A beautiful and powerful experience.

No sugar coating; just honest, vital storytelling." —Karl Hale (Facebook Review) "A powerful message that encourages me to become more steadfast in my faith and principles. Jane is my hero!!"/5(33). Emma Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Humorous stories Subject: England -- Fiction Subject: Young women -- Fiction Subject: Love stories Subject: Fathers and daughters -- Fiction Subject: Bildungsromans Subject: Mate selection -- Fiction Subject: Female friendship -- Fiction Category: Text Cited by: 3.

Awesome Love this book I never can get enough of it, I bought all seven novels and this one is my favorite. Love Emma she is so spoiled but good nature, also love her dad such a character, in general all the characters are well illustrated as the reader can identify with them, and feel for them/5(K).

Director Autumn de Wilde’s Emma () is a fun, frothy adaptation of Jane Austen's beloved novel that sparkles with wit; Emma refreshes the book's familiar love story for modern audiences with artistic choices that make it different from the original source.

The new film adaptation centers on the privileged life of 21 year-old Emma Woodhouse, who is "handsome.

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Emma Mills is a fairly hyped author in the book blogging community, and yet, I’d avoided her books for the longest time, because (1) Contemporary YA is not my genre, (2) for years, I had her mixed up with another author whose book I disliked in the past.

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Emma and Amélie are both socially isolated women living with hypochondriac, widower fathers. Emma has managed her family’s home since her older sister married and their mother died.

She’s sophisticated in some ways and immature in others. Emma’s father worries obsessively over his own health, while Amélie’s dad worries about Amélie’: Grace Lapointe. When I was a teenager, I devoured all of Jane Austen’s books, including Emma.

I loved Emma and Mr Knightley, I loved their little town of Highbury, I loved the secondary characters (especially John Knightley), I loved the wit and the honest emotion. I just adored the whole book. But then something unfortunate happened. Me & Emma by Elizabeth Flock View reviews • Buy the book • Read an excerpt NEW trade paperback edition now available.

By turns poignant, disarming and bittersweet, Me & Emma is the unforgettable story of an endearingly precocious child and her determination to put the pieces of her fractured life back together.

In many ways, Carrie Parker is like any other eight-year-old:. Parents need to know that Emma. is a delightful adaptation of Jane Austen's much-beloved classic about a clever, charming young woman who can't stop meddling in her friends' love lives.

It's quite tame overall, but there's a quick scene of partial nudity when Knightley (Johnny Flynn) undresses (his naked backside is shown) and another side view of Emma 4/5. Emma Straub: By the Book. J Emma Woodhouse, Tracy Flick. I also love Jane Austen’s magnificent secondary characters, like Miss and Mrs.

Bates, Mr. Collins, the ones who make you. In fact, he meets Emma while she is walking in her own garden in the book. He had visited the Woodhouse home and spent some time with Mr. Woodhouse before seeking Emma out in the book. In the movie, Emma goes to Mrs. Weston to tell her she loves Mr.

Knightley but that he might love Harriet. This didn't happen in the book. Consider yourself warned. Me ∧ Emma, the second novel by former Time and People writer Elizabeth Flock, is a tour de force in the telling.

But it can be painful to read. This much you might guess from the opening line: "The first time Richard hit me, I saw stars in front of my eyes just like they do in cartoons.".