Special Sub-Topic: Anne of the Island
|Which of these Avonlea residents did not go to college at Redmond?|
Diana Barry. Diana stayed in Avonlea and married her fiance, Fred Wright. Anne returned to Avonlea to be her bridesmaid.
|What was the name of the short story that Anne wrote for submission to a magazine?|
"Averil's Atonement". Diana secretly submitted it to the "Rollings Reliable Baking Company's" story contest, when it was rejected the first time.
|Which of Anne's childhood friends died in this book?|
Ruby Gillis. Ruby died from consumption.
|Who was the girl Gilbert was going out with, and whom Anne was sure he was going to marry?|
Christine Stuart. Gilbert, of course, only had eyes for Anne.
|What was the name of the house where Anne and her friends lived for the last three years of their time at Redmond College?|
Patty's Place. Anne lived there with Priscilla, Philippa, Stella, and Stella's Aunt Jamesina. And, of course, the two china dogs, Gog and Magog.
|Who left Anne $1000 in her will?|
Josephine Barry. Josephine Barry was Diana's aunt, who came to know Anne when Diana and Anne jumped on her bed one morning. Anne was sad about her death, but the $1000 meant she could continue her studies without asking Marilla for money.
|What was the nickname that Philippa gave to her husband, Jonas?|
Jo. Philippa has worried for years about which wealthy, handsome man she should marry, but eventually settled for the plain and poor minister Jonas.
|What was the name of Davy Keith's teacher in Avonlea?|
Miss Carson. Davy didn't like her one bit, despite Rachel's lectures.
|With which newspaper had Gilbert been offered a job in the summer?|
Daily News. Anne did not like the prospect of being in Avonlea the whole summer without Gilbert, although she didn't want him to know that!
|In what country had Aunt Jamesina's daughter, Elizabeth, been living?|
India. According to Aunt Jamesina, Elizabeth's motto was "Never write a line you would be ashamed to read at your own funeral."
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