Suggested by Internet quizzes that align your answers with one of the sisters’ profiles
You’re just like Emily, quiet and courageous—
You don’t need any man to speak for you.
What secrets are you holding? Let them guess—
like Emily, you’re quietly courageous,
unfazed by ghosts or storms, mysterious…
Your eye is drawn to creatures deemed past rescue.
A free spirit in a vintage dress, you burn, courageous,
untouched by any man who speaks to you.
Your plainness can’t disguise that you’re ambitious.
Like duty-bound Charlotte, hoping for romance,
the rakes you can’t reform prove you’re rebellious.
You can’t disguise your pain. Still, you’re ambitious
to pen a stellar tale that tantalizes
men who envy your prose and cash advance…
It’s plain. You can’t disguise it. You’re ambitious,
despite your façade of duty, hope, romance.
Sidelined by show-offs, you’re gentle with a steely core.
You’re reserved, like Anne, intelligent and reflective.
You live your life as if touched by a higher power—
Your pen is a weapon. You’re steely at the core—
Confronting the injustice you deplore,
You fight to the bitter end. And you forgive
your show-off siblings, though you do keep score—
however reserved, well-mannered, and reflective.
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