Movie Quote of the Day – Becoming Jane, 2007 (dir. Julian Jarrold)
Tom Lefroy: Your ignorance is understandable since you lack. . .What shall we call it? The history?
Jane Austen: Propriety commands me to ignorance.
Tom Lefroy: Condemns you to it and your writing to the status of female accomplishment. If you wish to practice the art of fiction, to be the equal of a masculine author, experience is vital.
Posted on June 13, 2011, in Movie Quote of the Day and tagged 2007, Anne Hathaway, Becoming Jane, James McAvoy, Jane Austen, Julian Jarrold, Kevin Hood, Sarah Williams. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.