Anne of Green Gables | Study Guide

L. M. Montgomery

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Anne Shirley, Chapter 20 here’s such a lot of different Annes in me. I sometimes think that is why I'm such a troublesome person. Sources: The Canadian Encyclopedia, Library and Archives Canada, Looking for Anne of Green Gables by Irene Gammel, Lucy Maud Montgomery: The Gift of Wings by Mary Henley Rubio, Red: A History of the Redhead by Jacky Colliss Harvey Copyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc. Prejudice against Redheads Anne shares in the discrimination faced by redheads for centuries. Canadian Nationalism Many Canadian writers in the 1800s produced works set in Canada. Home Children From 1869 to 1932 more than 100,000 homeless children joined Canadian families. Context Anne’s loyal best friend; kindred spirit even when Anne gets her into trouble Diana Barry Stern, reserved spinster who becomes Anne’s mother; develops a deep love for Anne Marilla Cuthbert Shy, sweet, kind brother of Marilla; farmer who offers Anne the understanding she needs Matthew Cuthbert Passionate, dreamy orphan; finds a home with adoptive parents Marilla and Matthew Anne Shirley Main Characters Motherless and with a faraway father, Montgomery grew up feeling as abandoned as her heroine Anne Shirley. She shared Anne’s fierce commitment to education and her love for Prince Edward Island, but as the Anne series progressed, she gave her heroine the happy, fulfilled adulthood she herself would never see. L.M. MONTGOMERY1874–1942 Author Anne’s appearance makes a difference in how she feels and how others see her. Looks Matter Others may find her odd, but Anne speaks and acts in ways that feel right to her. Authentic Self When Anne’s behavior gets her into trouble, she learns to moderate herself. Importance of Restraint Anne Shirley, an 11-year-old orphan, is mistakenly sent to the home of an elderly brother and sister planning to adopt a boy. After a rocky start, Anne wins them over and grows into a bright, talented young woman who must make a difficult sacrifice to save the home she loves. Determination & Imagination Build a Home THEMES English Original Language 1908 Year Published L.M. Montgomery Author Anne of Green Gables Fiction Children’s Literature

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