Chapter 36 Summary

The final results of the exams have been posted. Anne is walking with Jane, who is smiling because exams are over and she is sure she has at least passed them. Jane is content with this realization; her goals are very simple. Anne, who has greater ambitions, feels more agitated. She wants to have done well enough to win a prize or scholarship.

Anne is particularly hoping to win the Avery Scholarship, which everyone expects a student named Emily Clay to win. Anne is so sure she has not won that she tells Jane she is not going to the bulletin board where the winners are listed. Instead, Anne asks that Jane read the list and then come find her and report the results. If Anne has failed to win, Jane must tell her so without...

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