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    The phrase "life's best gifts are often unexpected and often come as surprises" fits the story of Anne of Green Gables well. Matthew and Marilla are both older and unmarried. They are brother and...

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    One potential theme is imagination conflicting with societal expectations. When Anne arrives at Green Gables, she shows her imaginative personality. She imagines herself as "very beautiful and...

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    In Anne of Green Gables, brother and sister, Marilla and Matthew find themselves the unwitting guardians of Anne Shirley who was sent to them by mistake, instead of a boy whom they had hoped for...

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    When Anne quotes Josiah Allen's wife, she says that she will be "'mejum.'" This means that she will be medium, or balanced in her life. Anne has recently told Marilla that she will turn down her...

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    As Anne prepares for bed on her first night in the Cuthbert home, Marilla asks her if she owns a nightgown. Anne answers that she actually has two nightgowns, each handmade by the "matron of the...

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  • The Secret Garden
    There are several similar themes that Anne of Green Gables and The Secret Garden share. They both explore the themes of family in similar ways. Both Anne from Anne of Green Gables and Mary of The...

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    A soliloquy is most often understood in the context of a play when one of the characters expresses him or herself privately (aside) so that the audience has an insight into something the other...

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    The literary character Anne Shirley is known for being loud, boisterous, and possessing a fiery temper when provoked. In the musical version of the story, the townspeople of Avonlea sing a song...

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    The theme of imagination runs throughout Chapter 16: "Diana Is Invited to Tea with Tragic Results", of Anne of Greene Gables, by Lucy Maude Montgomery. Anne’s imagination runs from one incident...

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    [eNotes Educators are only permitted to answer one question per posting. Should you have additional questions, please post them separately.] In E.L. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables, there are...

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    When Anne comes to Green Gables she is 11 years old. Prior to that she had been bounced around from home to home to orphanage. Anne is an emotional young girl. It sounds negative to say that she...

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    In Anne of Green Gables, Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a brother and sister, have decided, as they are getting old, to adopt an orphan- "a smart likely boy of about ten or eleven" - to help Matthew...

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    Anne of Green Gables tells the story of an enigmatic, determined young girl who has her fair share of challenges, all of which she meets head on. They do, however, cause her endless difficulties...

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    The falling action of a story occurs just after the climax. The climax in this story is when the main character, Anne Shirley, wins a prestigious scholarship to university. She has worked hard and...

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    Both of these works concern a young female protagonist, growing up in a small Canadian community. Their stories are separated in time by several decades; Anne of Green Gables first appeared in 1908...

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    In the novel Anne of Green Gables, Anne is an orphan sent to a family that wants to adopt a boy. Anne wants to show Matthew and his sister Marilla that adopting a girl is just as good as adopting...

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    Anne Shirley's relationship with Mrs. Lynde, Marilla, and Gilbert develops and deepens as she learns more about them as people throughout the novel. Whether she likes it or not, Anne learns...

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    I think one of my favourite quotes from this book is when Anne tries to justify her loquacious ways with the following reasoning, much to the chagrin of Marilla, who appears to just want to get her...

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    As Anne matures under Marilla and Ms. Stacy's patient tutelage, she learns from her experiences with Gilbert and Mrs. Rachel Lynde not to lose her temper, but also to accept these people for who...

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    Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, brother and sister who live together at Green Gables, a farm in Avonlea on Prince Edward Island in Canada, decide to adopt a boy from an orphan asylum in Nova Scotia...

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    I would argue that the major climax of this excellent coming-of-age novel is actually after Matthew dies and Marilla discovers that she is going blind. This is a very important stage in the novel,...

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    This interesting use of vocabulary emerges in one of Anne's first long speeches to poor Matthew as he takes her back to his home. In it she talks about her life in the asylum with other orphans and...

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    When we think about the meaning or the theme of a work, we are trying to understand what the author is trying to communicate through what they are writing. You are right in identifying that any...

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    1. Anne recognizes her own self-worth, especially toward the end of Anne of Green Gables. As an orphan who is moved from home to home, Anne begins to see herself as undesirable. This is why she...

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  • Anne of Green Gables
    That she is nit a good girl . I think so is the answer

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    She was involved in all the incidents. I think these are the answers 1- When she brought the slate down on Gilberts head 2 - When Mr.Philips punish her to stand on the platform . 3 - She had to...

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    The scene between Anne and Gilbert in which he calls her "Carrots" and she smashes a slate over his head is the beginning of their conflict. In a typical plot structure this incident, along with...

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    Anne of Green Gables was written by Lucy Maud Montgomery, a Canadian who lived on Prince Edward Island. Published in 1908, the novel tells the story of redheaded Anne Shirley, an imaginative 11...

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    Anne had the gift to be able to see the "good side" of people and even become "a kindred spirit" to the least likely candidates. For instance, at the beginning of the story she soon wins over...

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    When precocious Anne moves to the out-of-the-way village of Avonlea, her active nature, quick temper, and intellect often cause the people who live there to misunderstand and misjudge her. Mrs....

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    Only you can answer this question. I can tell you what insights into myself and other people that I gained from reading the book, but that wouldn't help you. Your teacher wants to know your opinion...

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    Anne Shirley - An imaginative, red-headed orphan who comes to live with Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, unmarried siblings. Marilla Cuthbert - A crisp, practical, no-nonsense woman who doesn't...

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    One of the central conflicts which we see in this novel is the conflict of imagination pitted against social expectations. This is an external conflict, but also internal, and we see the forces of...

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    You could draw several themes from the story, but one could be that life's best gifts are often not the things we plan or expect but come as complete surprises. This was certainly true of Anne,...

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    Marilla is Matthew's sister. She takes Anne in when Matthew dies. She is nothing like her brother. Where he is kind and understanding, Marilla uses every moment she can to teach a lesson to Anne...

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    To a certain extent, certain elements in the book strike a common chord with Montgomery's own experience. For instance, she spent most of her early childhood on Prince Edward Island. She lived with...

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    I love Anne of Green Gables. I've read all of the books, but I don't think I'd use them in the classroom. The miniseries that was made in the 80s is so good that I'd probably use that instead.

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    Anne doesn't really "fall" for Gilbert Blythe. They sort of grow into a love for each other. Gilbert makes no bones about being in love with Anne, but she is determined to be a...

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    Although Anne decides to stay in Green Gables she is just as ambitious as ever. She has only changed the object of her ambitions. She is determined to save Marilla's eye sight and keep up with...

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    There are two major themes found in Anne of Green Gables. One is the conflict between imagination and social expectations. This is seen in Anne's struggle with daydreaming getting in the way of...

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    It's important to remember that authors have a reason for placing each their characters in their stories. In "Anne of Green Gables", the author must show the hardships and adjustments...

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    Believe it or not, I found a forum for knitters. I've pasted the link to a discussion about cotton-warp quilts on that site below. When we think of quilts, what usually comes to mind is a patchwork...

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    Anne’s first friend in Avonlea is Diana Barry, her classmate and her opposite in physical appearance. They exchange a vow of "bosom friendship" that remains strong throughout the...

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