4 Search Results for "19th century"

Is laughter the answer to a happy marriage?  It all depends on the type of laughter according to Jane Austen.

Is laughter the answer to a happy marriage? It all depends on the type of laughter according to Jane Austen.

Dear Erica, My girlfriend and I come from vastly different backgrounds, but we always make each other laugh. Everyone always says that humour is the most important thing in a marriage. Do you think th...

Is honesty always the best policy in a marriage?  What would George Eliot advise?

Is honesty always the best policy in a marriage? What would George Eliot advise?

Dear Erica, There are a number of things about my husband that are driving me crazy right now. In particular, his refusal to call a plumber when the toilet jams up, because of course he knows how to f...

The 19th century Frenemy - Jane Austen's Lucy Steele found in Florida

The 19th century Frenemy - Jane Austen's Lucy Steele found in Florida

Dear Erica, I am a Freshman at FIU and I’m beginning to be suspicious of my roommate(let’s call her Nikki). I started dating a guy six months ago, and Nikki always manages to flirt with him when we go...

Emily Bronte, Dave Chappelle, and #Metoo:  What can Heathcliff teach us about monsters like Harvey Weinstein?

Emily Bronte, Dave Chappelle, and #Metoo: What can Heathcliff teach us about monsters like Harvey Weinstein?

Dear Erica, I am amazed and furious that men in power have been able to get away with such horrific behaviour for so long. How do you think the writers you talk about would respond to the #Metoo mov...