Persuasions #11, 1989 Page 20
Here is a
light-hearted competition for JASNA members only.
Take the following characters and have them utter something that they
would never, never have said. Examples,
from Vancouver, where the game was originally played: MR.
WOODHOUSE: “Eat up, everyone!” (Ruth Piddington); ANNE ELLIOT: “Ships are
but boards, sailors but men.” – Shakespeare (Mary Anderson); MISS BATES:
“My lips are sealed!” (Jean Brown).
entries inventive and amusing, the best set will be printed in Persuasions
COLLINS, MRS. NORRIS, MRS. JENNINGS, LUCY STEELE, HENRY TILNEY, JOHN THORPE.
RULES: Submit your entry under a pseudonym. Attach to your entry an envelope with your pen name on the OUTSIDE, real name and address INSIDE the envelope. Post by August 1, 1990, to Gene Koppel, Department of English, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721.