Anne of Avonlea (Anne of Green Gables, #2) by L.M. MontgomeryAt sixteen, Anne is grown up...almost. Her gray eyes shine like evening stars, but her red hair is still as peppery as her temper. In the years since she arrived at Green Gables as a freckle-faced orphan, she has earned the love of the people of Avonlea and a reputation for getting into scrapes. But when Anne begins her job as the new schoolteacher, the real test of her character begins. Along with teaching the three Rs, she is learning how complicated life can be when she meddles in someone elses romance, finds two new orphans at Green Gables, and wonders about the strange behaviour of the very handsome Gilbert Blythe. As Anne enters womanhood, her adventures touch the heart and the funny bone.
Anne of Green Gables - Series Overview & Ranking
Anne Shirley has put off earning her bachelor's degree in order to stay home and help her guardian, Marilla Cuthbert, run their household at Green Gables in the wake of the death of Marilla's brother Matthew. As Anne Shirley prepares to take on the challenges of teaching elementary school, she worries about achieving her ideals of drawing out the best in each of her students. She vows never to whip them despite the opinions of her friends and colleagues. Despite a bumpy start, Anne learns to enjoy the routine of teaching, though one contemptuous student, Anthony Pye, remains a thorn in her side. She takes solace in a new student named Paul Irving, who is a kindred spirit, appreciating life's fanciful imaginings, as Anne does.
Needing help on their farm, Green Gables, they apply to adopt a boy from an orphanage. By mistake, however, a red-haired, freckle-faced year-old girl named Anne Shirley is sent to the siblings. While Matthew instantly takes to Anne, Marilla is unsure about keeping her. However, the cheerful and highly imaginative Anne gradually transforms the joyless lives of shy Matthew and prim Marilla, and they come to view her as a daughter. However, not everything about Avonlea is idyllic , and the quick-tempered Anne has two nemeses: the hypercritical Mrs. Impulsive and sometimes mischievous, Anne has many misadventures, such as accidentally dyeing her hair green. However, she matures in the course of the book, and, when Matthew dies, Anne foregoes college to care for Marilla, who is going blind.
Anne of Avonlea Summary & Study Guide Description
At age sixteen, Anne is grown up Her grey eyes shine like evening stars, but her red hair is still as peppery as her temper. In the years since she arrived at Green Gables as a freckle-faced orphan, she has earned the love of the people of Avonlea and a reputation for getting into scrapes. But when Anne begins her job as the new schoolteacher, the real test of her character begins. Along with teaching the three Rs, she is learning how complicated life can be when she meddles in someone else's romance, finds two new orphans at Green Gables and wonders about the strange behavior of the very handsome Gilbert Blythe. As Anne enters womanhood, her adventures touch the heart and the funny bone.
Following Anne of Green Gables , the book covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. This book follows Anne from the age of 16 to 18, during the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school. It includes many of the characters from Anne of Green Gables , as well as new ones like Mr. The book's title is fitting, as Anne is no longer simply "of Green Gables" as she was in the previous book, but now takes her place among the "important" people and the "grown up" people of Avonlea society, as its only schoolteacher. She is also a founding member of the A. Montgomery had brought up with a traditional Scots Presbyterian education. Anne is about to start her first term teaching at the Avonlea school, although she will still continue her studies at home with Gilbert, who is teaching at the nearby White Sands School.
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