Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Theme Thursday- Vehicles

Theme Thursdays is a fun weekly event hosted by Reading Between the Pages. The rules are simple:
  • A theme will be posted each week (on Thursday’s)
  • Select a conversation/snippet/sentence from the current book you are reading
  • Mention the author and the title of the book along with your post
  • It is important that the theme is conveyed in the sentence (you don’t necessarily need to have the word)

This will give us a wonderful opportunity to explore and understand different writing styles and descriptive approaches adopted by authors.

This week’s theme is – VEHICLE

 My snippet this week comes from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. 

 "The coach is a mile off by this time; I am alone. At this moment I discover that I forgot to take my parcel out of the pocket of the coach, where I had placed it for safety; there it remains, there it must remain; and now, I am absolutely destitute." 

 I hope a coach counts as a vehicle. It's the closest you can find in a Bronte novel. Please leave a link so I can return your visit.

8 comments:

BookBelle said...

A coach is definitely a vehicle. Is this your first reading of Jane? Are you enjoying it. It is one classic that people seem to have a very strong opinion towards.

Here's mine:

http://bookbelle0819.blogspot.com/2011/03/theme-thursday.html

Bev Hankins said...

Oh, coaches are a lovely way to travel....if you're not in a hurry to go a long way!

Here's mine: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2011/03/hosted-by-reading-between-pages-rules.html

kavyen said...

Ofcourse yes, a coach is a vehicle. A unique snippet for this week's theme. LOVING IT!

Cat said...

I've always had a yearning to ride in a coach. Great choice - Hope you're enjoying Jane.

A Simple Love of Reading said...

Thank you for stopping by! Great quote for this theme!

Soooz said...

What a very different yet perfect choice, here is mine:

http://sooozsaysstuff.blogspot.com/2011/02/theme-thurdays.html

Shirley said...

I like the way Charlotte Bronte writes. I'm going to have to read Jane Eyre!

Yvonne said...

A coach is certainly a vehicle. Great snippet.

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