Clutching My Pearls is about Jane Austen and the times she lived in.
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I thought about the various points I could put in there, such as "the more you talk about yourself, the sooner people will get to know you, and the better they will like you," And, "If you have relatives who live in a very grand way, be sure to work them into the conversation as often as you can."
Then I thought, I wonder if can Chat GPT do this? So I asked it to "write an advice column as if you were Mrs. Elton in Jane Austen's novel Emma, on the topic of being a good conversationalist." Almost immediately, the writing started scrolling across the screen. Here is the result...