Chapter 33 Summary

Anne has been asked to do a recitation for a charity concert in Avonlea. Matthew tells Anne how proud he is of her, but Marilla, who feels the same way, refrains from making her feelings known. She does not want to spoil the girl. Instead, all Marilla says is that she does not think it proper for young girls to be going out at night without a chaperone.

Diana is in Anne’s bedroom, helping Anne choose what to wear and how to fix her hair. Diana will not be performing, but she has a reputation for fashion and Anne is relying on her friend to make the right decisions. When they are finished, they call to Marilla, who thinks Anne looks proper, but worries about the dress she is wearing. It is one for which Matthew had...

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