Laugh as much as you choose, but you will not laugh me out of my opinion.
It may not technically be “pop” culture, although the book the quote comes from is a blip on our popular culture screen, several times in the last 20 years or so.
(FYI, I am in awe of this author.)
Having been cursed with a disagreeable high school English teacher, I only read the Cliff’s Notes version of Jane Austen’s P&P.
That’s too bad. It’s art in words. 🙂