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Prudie (Character)
from The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)

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The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)
Bernadette: All Jane Austen, all the time. It's the perfect antidote.
Prudie Drummond: To what?
Bernadette: To life.

Prudie Drummond: Being the only child of a woman who gave birth in a commune after changing her name to Skygirl, I've come to loath hippie-handie crafts.

Dean Drummond: Baby, high school's over.
Prudie Drummond: High school's never over.

Prudie Drummond: I'm in love with one of my students. I mean, nothing's happened, much. It could if I let it... I fantasize about him constantly.
Bernadette: Sweetie, your mother died. This is grief.
Prudie Drummond: He looks at me like he's the spoon, and I'm this dish of ice cream.

Prudie Drummond: [showing Dean a copy of Persuasion] Will you do me a favor? Will you read this?
Dean Drummond: Isn't that what you're special little book club's for?
Prudie Drummond: I really want you to read it. Please Dean.
Dean Drummond: Prudie, I feel like you want me to be something I'm not. I just walk around being me. I don't pretend to be anything else. You just set me up for a test, you don't want me to pass.
Prudie Drummond: No, no. This isn't a test. This is something to share.
Dean Drummond: Why don't you just tell me what it's about?
Prudie Drummond: It's about these two people who used to love each other. And they don't any more. And it's about how they persuade themselves to give it another try... Look I can get you started off. Okay?
[she begins to read the first page]
Dean Drummond: Prudie... Come on, you're not really going to read this all aloud... Alright, one page...

Prudie Drummond: He looks at me like he is the spoon and I am the dish of ice-cream.
Bernadette: It's a good thing we're reading Sense and Sensibility next.