Describe Sylvia's life before and after moving to her grandmother's farm in "A White Heron."

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Sylvia has come to live at her grandmother's farm after having lived eight years in a crowded, dirty, noisy city with her parents.  She is afraid of people which indicates that she did not have very good experiences with others in that city, or perhaps that there were just so many of them that she couldn't breathe.

After moving to the farm, she suddenly has a freedom that we can assume she didn't have...

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