I've read all of her books, except Lady Susan, at least once. And I've seen all the movies, including the A&E/BBC productions, and even that dreadful adaptation of Northanger Abby that came out a decade or so ago.
I finished reading Mansfield Park the other day, and now I've started on Persuasion.
I took this quiz online and got the following result:
I think I can live with that. If nothing else, Amanda Root was a fantastic Anne.
But then I took this quiz, and it came up with:
Which Jane Austen heroine are you?
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So who knows. Somehow, I'm rational with a strong sense of duty, but I am also emotional, dramatic, and passionate. The clincher, though, might be this: my favorite scene in an Austen movie, ever, is definitely the part in Sense & Sensibility where Marianne cries after Willoughby on a rainy English hilltop.
Marianne Dashwood it is.