I'm participating in Kellie's lovely Literary Heroine Blog Party!
~ The Questions ~
Compiled by Miss Kellie & Miss Natasha
•What, to you, forms the essence of a true heroine?
Trusting in God, patience even in difficult and frustrating situations, strength and clearness during times of crisis, true loveliness of character, constancy, and modesty. (oh - and a beautiful dress always helps!)
•Share (up to) four heroines of literature that you most admire and relate to.
Fanny Price of Mansfield Park by J. Austen
Polly Milton of An Old Fashioned Girl by L.M. Alcott
Elnora Comstock of A Girl of the Limberlost by G.S. Porter
•Five of your favorite historical novels?
Quentin Durward by Sir Walter Scott
Anne of Gierstien by the same.
Kidnapped by R.L. Stevenson
Mansfield Park by J. Austen
•What are your sentiments on the subject of chocolate?
Sundrops (organic M&Ms by Sunspire) and Alambama chocolate pie are the two most amazing types of chocolate, but I love pretty much all forms of chocolate. (except semi-sweet, ugh.)
Sir Walter Scott
Rober Louis Stevenson
•As a small, imaginative, red-haired damsel might query; would you rather be divinely beautiful, dazzlingly clever, or angelically good? Why?
Honestly this question has always puzzled me to no end. Can't I just say all the above??
•In which century were most of the books you read written?
•In your opinion, the ultimate hero in literature is…
•Describe your ideal dwelling place.
A two-story rock ranch house - far far out in the country, near a creek, with a lovely yard and garden surrounded by big shady cottonwood trees.
•Have you ever wanted to change a character’s name?
hmm.....no. Not that I can remember....
• In your opinion, the most dastardly villain of all literature is....
Richard Varney (actually Leicester as well...) from Kenilworth by Scott
•Three favorite Non-fiction books?
Sarah Morgan - the Civil War Diary of a Southern Woman
Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans
•Your duties met for the day, how would you choose to spend a carefree summer afternoon?
Sewing up a new dress from an old vintage pattern with some scrumptious new white and blue printed voile. Or, being completely absorbed in the latest Scott book (I love reading a new book and not knowing what will happen next!!) or.....driving down to the creek with friends for hiking and a picnic...