What The Modern Dating Scene Has In Common With Jane Austen


In a recent Guardian UK article, Hadley Freeman compared the modern New York City dating scene (with its rules, regulations, and awkward social customs) to “the ways of ye olde England” and predicts our nation’s swift demise if we keep insisting on meeting potential suitors for a beer at a “bowling alley”, just as Austen’s character Emma so often did.

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