So most of you probably guessed what I was going to talk about first. ;) I thought I was going to do one post, and then realized that there are many different paths I can take with this one, because Jane Austen has SO many stereotypes. And then I was like, hey, why do one post when I can stretch it out and make more posts for my blog? (Well... it's only the truth. :P)
So let's start with two of the most common misconceptions about Jane Austen.
STEREOTYPE #1: JANE AUSTEN WROTE ROMANCE NOVELS.
I have to say, covers like that are very deceptive. I almost feel sorry for the person who was attracted to the book because of that cover... what a shock they'd be in for! I bet they wouldn't make it past the first two pages. "A couple old married people talking... ?! Who cares??"