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Five (more) reasons you don’t have to read Jane Austen.

By JANE NARDIN [from “…Five Things Jane Austen Can Teach Us” in The Wall Street Journal] – Many of the plots and themes in Austen’s works resemble or have inspired some of our most beloved “chick lit” and “rom-coms,” including “Bridget Jones’s Diary” and “Clueless.” In honor of the 200th anniversary of “Pride and Prejudice” this month, let’s take a look at the following five lessons from Austen classics and decide for yourself if they still resonate today:

1. Looks can deceive you…

2. Wait for the one who is right for you…

3. Remember that women need their girlfriends…

4. Don’t push your friends around…

5. Remember that romance isn’t everything…

Details in The Wall Street Journal | More Chronicle & Notices.

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