Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Montgomery, L. M.
Good-Conduct Club. The Meredith children felt bad that they had nobody to "bring them up", so they were always getting into scrapes and people thought that they were bad. So they decided to form a 'Good Conduct' club and they would punish themselves whenever they did something bad.
rooster. Faith was devastated when she found out that her Aunt Martha, who kept house for the Meredith's, had killed Adam and cooked him for dinner. (They had a visiting Minister coming to dinner and Aunt Martha didn't want to serve him "cold, boiled mutton".
|The manse at Glen St. Mary was inhabited by the Rev. John Knox Meredith and his family. Rev. Meredith was widowed had four children who were chums of the Blythe children. What were the children's names?||'Rainbow Valley ' by L.M. Montgomery
Jerry, Faith, Una and Carl. The book describes the Meredith children as "altogether a jolly, loveable little crew".
Nan and Diana. Nan was very pretty with brown hair and eyes; Diana had grey-green eyes and red hair. She was her father's favourite.
Walter. As far as looks went, Walter did not resemble any known relative. He has straight black hair and finely modelled features.
|What was the name of the Blythe's neighbor who liked to come to Ingleside and share the latest 'gossip' with Anne and Susan? (Much to the amusement of Gilbert)||'Rainbow Valley ' by L.M. Montgomery
Miss Cornelia. Although by 'Rainbow Valley' days, Miss Cornelia had been married to Marshall Elliot for thirteen years, she was still referred to as 'Miss Cornelia' by most people.
Glen St. Mary. After their marriage, Gilbert and Anne moved from Avonlea to the village of Glen St. Mary where Gilbert established his medical practise. During the 'Rainbow Valley' days they lived in a home they called 'Ingleside'.
Shirley. Anne was very ill after she had Shirley and Susan looked after him until his mother recovered. That formed a special bond between Shirley and Susan that was to last.
seven. Anne and Gilbert lost their first baby girl, Joyce (Joy) soon after she was born. The other children were James (Jem), Walter, Anne (Nan), Diana, Shirley and Marilla (Rilla).
1933. "Pat of Silver Bush" tells the story of a young girl devoted to her family home.
the doctor. "Magic for Marigold" was published in 1929.
Cecily King. Sara Ray is a rather colourless creature but Cecily is her loyal friend. She appears in "The Story Girl" and "The Golden Road".
The Blue Castle. Cissy Gay had an illegitimate baby and dies of consumption.
Emily Starr. Mr Carpenter is the alcoholic teacher who encourages Emily to write.
No-one. The jug is destroyed by the Moon Man at the end of the book.
Rainbow Valley. Contrary to what many people think "Anne of Windy Poplars" (1936) and "Anne of Ingleside" (1939) were written after "Rainbow Valley" (1919)and "Rilla of Ingleside" (1921).
Toronto. "Jane of Lantern Hill" was published in 1937.
Juliet Murray. Ilse is Emily's best friend, Laura and Elizabeth are her aunts.
"Pat of Silver Bush" and "Mistress Pat. Jingle's real name is Hilary and he is in love with Pat.
Frederica Campbell McFarlane. Frederica Campbell McFarlane was L. M. Montgomery's best friend who died in 1919.
Anne of Ingleside. Jenny Penny is Di Blythe's friend who likes to tell tall tales.
Joyce and Walter. Joyce dies as a baby in "Anne's House of Dreams" and Walter is killed in action in "Rilla of Ingleside".
Valancy Stirling. Valancy Stirling is 29 when her life starts to change.
The Story Girl. Sara Stanley is the story girl and she entertains her family by telling them all sorts of stories.
she fell down a well. For many years, people believed Ilse's mother had run away with a lover, but in reality she had fallen down a well and couldn't get out. Her body was only discovered when Emily dreamt about her falling into the well and insisted that they go get her out.
because his mother would cry. Teddy's mother was unusually possessive of her son and was jealous of any attention he gave to anyone other than herself. However, Teddy loved his mother very much and only believed she would be hurt if she found out about him giving a gift to Emily.
because Aunt Elizabeth didn't know the Kent family. Aunt Elizabeth was a proud and elitist Murray and reminded Emily that "the Murrays do not associate with every one."
she heard mysterious noises. The noises Emily heard were caused by swallows in the big central chimney that went up the wall behind her bed.
Jarback. Dean Priest was called "Jarback" because one shoulder was slightly higher than the other.
Ilse. Dr. Burnley, Ilse's father, was often criticized for letting Ilse run around and do as she pleased.
New Moon. There had been Murrays on New Moon Farm ever since they first came from the Old Country in 1790.