Favorite Romantic Comedies for Valentine’s Day

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A Top Ten list appropriate for February! As I’ve written before, Boots & Backpacks is full of romantic comedy tropes. Which romantic comedies inspired me the most? Why, these! 1. It Happened One Night (1934) IMDB link Hmm. An opposites-attract road … Read More

Modernizing Austen Themes

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(Crossposted from My Love for Jane Austen)   Jane Austen explored universal themes that still resonate with readers today. As a result, her novels lend themselves to interesting and imaginative modernizations. Sure, Regency England was a lot different, but in … Read More

Romantic Comedy Tropes in Boots & Backpacks

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(Crossposted from Babblings of a Bookworm)   As a pop culture geek, I’m a sucker for tropes. What’s a trope? Well, according to the supreme time-sucking site TV Tropes: Tropes are universal across all media types – mythology, literature, TV, … Read More