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Anne of Green Gables [Paperback]

Item : Anne of Green Gables [Paperback]
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Author Author : Montgomery, L. M.
ISBN-10 ISBN-10 : 0812979036
ISBN-13 ISBN-13 : 9780812979039
Publisher Publisher : Modern Library
Pages Pages : 320
Binding Binding : Paperback
Item ID : 100387736

Introduction by Jack Zipes • Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

“Matthew had taken the scrawny little hand awkwardly in his; then and there he decided what to do. He could not tell this child with the glowing eyes that there had been a mistake. . . .”

When eleven-year-old Anne Shirley arrives at Green Gables with nothing but a carpetbag and an overactive imagination, she knows that she has found her home. But first she must convince the Cuthberts to let her stay, even though she isn’t the boy they’d hoped for. The loquacious Anne quickly finds her way into their hearts, as she has with generations of readers, and her charming, ingenious adventures in Avonlea, filled with colorful characters and tender escapades, linger forever in our memories.

This Modern Library edition of the first of L. M. Montgomery’s beloved and immensely popular Avonlea novels features the restored original text. The dearest and most lovable child in fiction since the immortal Alice. —Mark TwainL. M. Montgomerywas born in 1874 on Prince Edward Island in Canada, the setting of nineteen of her twenty novels. She died in Toronto in 1942.

1. In chapter 2, when Matthew is driving Anne back to Green Gables, she asks him: “Isn’t it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about? It just makes me feel glad to be alive” (p. 16). Given her tragic childhood, how do you think Anne is able to maintain such a positive attitude?

2. From the moment she arrives in Avonlea, Anne is insistent on renaming places and inanimate things. Barry’s Pond, for example, becomes “The Lake of Shining Waters” and Marilla’s geranium becomes “Bonny.” Why do you think she does this? 

3. Marilla gives several reasons for finally decidinló\

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