Anne Elliot was born August 9, 1787. Were she alive, aside from being a living miracle, she’d be 226 years old.
Austen gave us a portrait of a woman trapped by the conventions of her time, with little hope for better. The fairytale of Persuasion begins when the man she’s loved for years, unexpectedly steps back into her life. The culmination of the story is a heartfelt letter of pure romantic affection and humility.
But here’s the real question, if Anne was alive today would she use a Mac or a PC?
Which reality shows would she watch?
Coke or Pepsi?
I’m sure there are other burning questions you all have about a 21st century Anne.
Let’s hear them!