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Top Ten Tuesday: Literary Characters Who Remind Me of Me!

As always, TTT is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s challenge is 10 literary characters who remind you of yourself or someone else.This was actually a little bad hard. 1. Daenerys Targaryen (Game of Thrones Series) 2. Madeline (The Marriage Plot) 3. Aria Montgomery (Pretty Little Liars Series) 4. Hermione Granger (Harry Potter Series) 5. Hazel (The Fault in Our Stars) … Read More Top Ten Tuesday: Literary Characters Who Remind Me of Me!

The Marriage Plot

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides It’s the early 1980s—the country is in a deep recession, and life after college is harder than ever. In the cafés on College Hill, the wised-up kids are inhaling Derrida and listening to Talking Heads. But Madeleine Hanna, dutiful English major, is writing her senior thesis on Jane Austen and George Eliot, purveyors of the marriage plot that … Read More The Marriage Plot