Monday, March 31, 2014

Rewriting Pride and Prejudice - Quote Game - Answers!


These are the answers to the Rewriting Pride and Prejudice - Quote Game from last week. Please forgive me for not posting the answers or your scores sooner. No game this week but I hope to have a couple exciting posts for you sometime this week.
Without further ado here are the rewritten quotes with wrong words marked in red followed by the original book quotes with correct words in blue.

Which quote is your favorite?


Rewritten Pride and Prejudice Quotes & Answers:

Quote #1
Rewritten Quote: "A lady's imagination is very quick; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to wedlock in a moment." - Mr. Darcy

Original Book Quote: "A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment." - Mr. Darcy

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Quote #2
Rewritten Quote: "I declare after all there is no amusement like reading! How much quicker one tires of anything that a book!" - Caroline Bingley

Original Book Quote: "I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than a book!" - Caroline Bingley
Note: Player Meredith caught the that/than change, which was a mistake on my part, and earned extra points.

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Quote #3
Rewritten Quote: "It is a truth universally accepted, that a single man in possession of a good estate, must be in want of a wife." - Jane Austen



Original Book Quote: "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife." - Jane Austen

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Quote #4
Rewritten Quote: "What are men to boulders and peaks?" - Elizabeth Bennet

Original Book Quote: "What are men to rocks and mountains?" - Elizabeth Bennet

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Quote #5
Rewritten Quote: "I could more readily excuse his pride, if he had not mortified mine." - Elizabeth Bennet

Original Book Quote:  "I could more easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine." - Elizabeth Bennet
Note: This quote was changed in P&P 2005 to: "I could more easily forgive his vanity, if he had not mortified mine."

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Quote #6
Rewritten Quote: "For what do we exist, but to make amusement for our neighbors, and chuckle at them in our turn?" - Mr. Bennet

Original Book Quote: "For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?" - Mr. Bennet

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Quote #7
Rewritten Quote: "Laugh as heartily as you want, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion." - Jane Bennet

Original Book Quote:  "Laugh as much as you chuse, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion." - Jane Bennet

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Quote #8
Rewritten Quote: "You must study some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its recollection gives you joy." - Elizabeth Bennet

Original Book Quote: "You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its rememberance gives you pleasure." - Elizabeth Bennet

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Quote #9
Rewritten Quote: "It is a law with me that a person who can pen a long missive with ease, cannot write ill." - Caroline Bingley

Original Book Quote: "It is a rule with me that a person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill." - Caroline Bingley

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Quote #10
Rewritten Quote: "You must permit me to tell you how intensely I admire and love you." - Mr. Darcy

Original Book Quote: "You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you." - Mr. Darcy

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Players Scores:
Melody - 23 points
Chloe - 18 points
Meredith - 18 points
Heidi - 17 points
Arwen - 14 points
Birdie - 12 points
Naomi - 12 points
Livia Rachelle - 9 points
Blaire - 3 points
Naomi Bennet - 1 point (unless you are the same as the first Naomi)




1 comment:

Naomi Bennet said...

Yes Naomi Bennet is Naomi :P Sorry about that ;-)

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