Sunday, December 25, 2011

Jane Bennet

Name: Jane Bennet
Nicknames/Aliases: Miss Bennet
Novel: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Role: Other Main Character
Age: 22
Appearance: Pretty
Occupation: Gentleman's Daughter
Talents/Hobbies: Peacemaker, Good listener, Good with children, Can manage a household
Place of Residence: Longbourn in Meryton in Hertfordshire
Virtues: Kind, Good Natured, Sweet, Tactful, Caring, Sensible
Vices: Often thinks too well of people, sometimes hides true feelings

Friday, December 9, 2011

Captain Frederick Wentworth

Name: Frederick Wentworth
Nicknames/Aliases: Captain Wentworth
Novel: Persuasion by Jane Austen
Role: Hero
Age: 31
Occupation: Naval Captain
Talents/Hobbies: Experienced ship's captain, good story teller, dancing. 
Place of Residence: H.M.S. Lanonia (on sea), stays with his sister or brother when on land.
Virtures: Intelligence, spirit, brilliancy, confidence, wit, sanguine temper, fearless mind, gallant, faithful friend, constant in love.
Vices: Sometimes weak and resentful, headstrong.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Fitzwilliam Darcy

Name: Fitzwilliam Darcy
Nicknames/Aliases: Mr. Darcy, Darcy
Novel: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Role: Hero
Age: 28
Appearance: Handsome, but proud, Tall
Occupation: Gentleman
Talents/Hobbies: Reading, Writing to his sister
Place of Residence: Pemberley in Derbyshire
Virtues: Honorable, A good brother, Considerate, Clever, Feels Deeply
Vices: Seems Proud and Arrogant, Shy, Not Comfortable Around Strangers

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Jane Eyre

Name: Jane Eyre
Nicknames/Aliases: Miss Eyre, Janet, Jane Elliot
Novel:  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
Role: Heroine
Age: 10 at beginning, 18-19 for the rest
Occupation:  Governess, teacher
Talents/Hobbies:  Reading, drawing and painting, plays the piano “a little”, speaks French fluently
Place of Residence:  England. The author is never specific about particular locations (the book often says “-----shire”), but the various places she stays are Gateshead Hall, Lowood Institution, Thornfield Hall, and Moor House. The movies are often set in Yorkshire, probably because that is where the author (Charlotte Brontë) lived.
Virtues:  Loyal, firm in purpose, clever, capable, kind-hearted, respectable, constant in character, firm in convictions
Vices:  Lets emotions accumulate inside her before letting them out, somewhat discontented, too serious sometimes, too forgiving, too trusting (and not suspicious enough)

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Anne Elliot

Name: Anne Elliot
Nicknames/Aliases: Anne, Miss Anne, Miss Anne Elliot, Miss Elliot
Novel: Persuasion by Jane Austen
Role: Heroine
Age: 27
Occupation: Baronet's daughter
Talents / Hobbies: Reading romantic prose and poetry, playing piano (especially dances), going to the opera, playing with her nephews, spending time with family and friends.
Place of Residence: Kellynch Hall, Somerset, England
Virtues: Gentleness, modesty, taste, feeling, strong mind, sensible, sweet nature, constant heart.
Vices: Sometimes too easily persuaded and gives way too easily.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Elizabeth Bennet

Name: Elizabeth Bennet
Nicknames/Aliases: Lizzy, Eliza, Miss Eliza, Cousin Elizabeth, Miss Bennet, Miss Eliza Bennet, Miss Lizzy
Novel: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Role: Heroine
Age: 20
Appearance: Fine eyes, Dark Eyes (possibly dark hair also), Good Teeth, Pretty (but not as pretty as her sister, Jane), Tan skin, Shorter than Average Height
Occupation: Gentleman's Daughter
Talents/Hobbies: Reading, Playing the Pianoforte, Walking
Place of Residence: Longbourn, near Meryton in Hertfordshire
Virtues: Intelligent, Witty, Clever, Assertive, Stands by Her Convictions
Vices: Judgmental, Stubborn