Special Sub-Topic: Annest of Annes
|Who is Anne's bosom friend?|
Diana Barry. Anne met Diana when she accompanied Marilla on a visit to Orchard Slope.
|What name did Anne give to Barry's Pond?|
Lake of Shining Waters. Anne fell into the lake when the dory she was on sank and had to be rescued by Gilbert Blythe, much to her dismay!
|Who was Anne's favorite teacher?|
Miss Stacy. Mr. Phillips was the first headmaster Anne encountered in the Avonlea school, Mrs. Lynde was the nosy neighbor, and Miss Cuthbert, a.k.a. Marilla, adopted Anne.
|Where did Anne get her teacher's license?|
Queen's College. She went to Redmond afterwards for her B.A.
|When did Anne realize she had feelings for Gilbert?|
when she found out he had typhoid fever. Anne turned down Roy Gardner, crushed Gilbert's candy heart to powder, and thanked Gilbert for rescuing her by telling him she never wanted to be friends with him! Oh, Anne!
|What street did Anne live on when she taught at Summerside?|
Spook's Lane. She delights over this address in her first letter to Gilbert from there.
|What did Anne name their (Anne's and Gilbert's) second home?|
Ingleside. Patty's Place was where Anne lived at Redmond, Orchard Slope was Diana's home, and the House of Dreams was their first home after Anne and Gilbert married.
|What were the names of the Ingleside twins?|
Nan and Di. Nan's real name was Anne, and Di was named after Anne's bosom friend Diana Barry. Relatedly, Diana also named her daughter after Anne - Anne Cordelia.
|What was Gilbert's profession?|
doctor. Gilbert took over his uncle's practice at Four Winds.
|Which of Anne's children was a lily of the field?|
Rilla. Fun-loving and easy-going, Anne's youngest daughter Rilla was often described as a "lily of the field", taken from the Bible (Matthew 6:28 -- "Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin.") But the trying days of World War I changed and matured Rilla, and she proved to be a great comfort to Anne.
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