gone with the wind

June 29, 2009

Southern Comfort

Welcome to a little southern comfort as we continue our exploration of passionate love stories this week. Today’s passionate love story involves Margaret Mitchell’s unorthodox, though now classic romance between Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler set against the backdrop of the Civil War, a turbulent coming of age for the spoiled and pampered Scarlett as she struggles to find love and survival as her world crumbles around her. Southern Comfort From the first words Margaret Mitchell wrote in her 1936 novel, you knew that you found something that defied conventions: Scarlett O’Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it […]