Chapter 4 Summary

When Anne awakens, she is stunned by the beauty of the flowering plum tree outside the bedroom window. Although the sight of it amazes her, it also causes her some confusion because she cannot remember, for a few seconds, where she is. When the realization returns to her, so does the sadness that none of this will be hers. Again, she must face that Matthew and Marilla do not want her.

However, at the breakfast table, Anne decides that her disappointment will not influence her appetite. The breakfast food smells good, and Anne is very hungry because she did not eat much dinner the night before. Her appetite does not stop her from talking, though. Finally, Marilla, who is used to a quiet home, tells Anne that it is not...

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