garden party

Jane Austen literary garden party

February 16, 2012
 
{one} let us start by your telling a little bit about your own self. tell us a bit of your personality. perhaps, tell a bit of your interests and pastime. 

Hi my name is Gabrielle but my friends call me Rosya. I’m from Romania, english is my second language. I study at the University of Languages. I am a optimistic, full of life person. I love travelling and reading romantic and adventure books. I love writing poetry and fiction . I grew up in a small town sourounded by nature. I love watching period drama movies,  I love the past and the history.

{two} what literary character {whether it be in a film or book} would you say, most describes your personality and mannerisms? 
 
 I think Marriane from Sense and Sensibility. because I am a romantic person, . I love Shakespeare sonnets.When I love I do it with passion and all my soul.
 
 {three} what would you describe as the most lovely place to live in 1700’s England? a cottage surrounded by woods or a mansion perhaps, to the same resemblance as Pemberley in Miss Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

If i lived in 1700’s England, I would love to live in Mr. Darcy Mansion at Pemberley.
 
 {four} list some of your favorite and least favorite literary works you have read. 
 
My favorite literary works are : Gone with the wind – Margaret Mitchell’s
Jane Eyre- Charlotte Bronte
Emma – Jane Austen
The three musketeers – Alexandre Dumas
The Vicomte De Bragelone- Alexandre Dumas
Maitreyi- Mircea Eliade
Memoirs of a Geisha -Arthur Golden
 
At least favorite: Captain Grand’s Children – Jules Verne
 
 {five} what would you describe as a most admirable heroine?
 
A admirable heroine must be gentle and feminine, a true hearted person and natural. She must be strong and bold and also with a beautiful soul.
 
 

{six} if you could spend afternoon tea in the company of your favorite literary heroine, to whom would you spend it with? 
 
If i could spend afternoon tea in the company of a literary heroine I will spend it  with Constance from The three musketeer and also with Emma Woodhouse and with Elizabeth Bennet.
 
 

{seven} which is to your liking more :: tea or coffee?
 
I like tea with lemon and vanilla. I don’t like coffee.
 
  
{eight} which of Jane Austen’s couples are your more fond of? 

 
I like Mr Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet couple. I think that Mr. Darcy is an intersting character, with a great personality.
 
 

{nine} what is one {a few} of your favorite literary quotes? 
 
“Water is powerful. It can wash away earth, put out fire, and even destroy iron.”
― Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
 
 Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.“- Pride and Prejudice.


Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove:
O no! it is an ever-fixed mark
That looks on tempests and is never shaken;
It is the star to every wandering bark, – Shakespeare
{ten} are you fond of dancing or singing or reading a good book? 
 
I am fond of singing and reading a good book. I love to read books when it rains, I can imagine more what I read by listening  instrumental music.
 
 {eleven} and lastly, as this event is also hosted in celebration of my garden’s second anniversary, would you mind explaining perhaps, how you stumbled upon my little plot of earth?
I was searching period drama blogs and I find yours and I thought that would be nice If I join Jane Austen Garden Party.



 


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