The Advantages of Austen in an American High SchoolOne school in California has found some surprising side-effects stemming from their staging a production of Sense and Sensibility. Students from Bakersfield College have found themselves not only speaking with British accents, but also walking taller and sitting up straighter in their chairs.
They had to learn to...carry themselves in a different way. And I think that’s moved over to their real life, I’ll see them walking and carrying themselves more elegantly and gracefully.Perhaps a key to embracing good posture is putting on a stage adaptation of Austen!
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