Special Sub-Topic: Rilla of Ingleside
|At the very beginning of the book, what is Susan reading?|
Glen Notes. She just passed right over the 'unimportant' news about Archduke Ferdinand's assassination, unaware of how important it really was.
|What is the name of Jem's dog?|
Dog Monday. That faithful little dog would wait for over four long years for the monster that took his master away to bring him back...
|Who was making 'sheep's eyes' at Nan?|
|What flower of Susan's was 'the finest in the glen'?|
Peonies & Peony. They were considerably better than her ferns...
|Which of Anne's children is killed in WW1?|
Walter. Walter was 'called by the Piper' when he went over the top in Courcelette.
|Who told Rilla that Walter had enlisted in the army?|
Irene Howard & Irene. The nerve of her, right before Rilla went onstage!
|What church elder was nick-named 'Whiskers-on-the-moon'?|
Josiah Pryor. Mr. Pryor was not liked at all by anyone, especially Susan, yet he had the nerve to propose to her.
|Why couldn't Ken enlist?|
His ankle was still healing. He had broken his ankle in a football game earlier in the school year. He did enlist eventually, though Rilla was very unhappy about it.
|Who went overseas to do V.A.D work?|
Faith & faith & Faith Meredith & faith meredith. She could be near her fiance Jem there.
|What was the family's nick-name of Rilla's 'war-baby'?|
Jims. Susan's nick-name for him was Little Kitchener, but everyone else stuck with Jims.
|What was the city that Walter and Rilla had one day planned to visit?|
Venice. Sadly, since Walter was killed in action at Courcelette, he would never visit the city.
|What was the name of Walter's famous poem?|
The Piper & Piper. The only great poem of the war was written by Private Walter Blythe in the Flanders trenches.
|At what movie did Rilla make 'an awful goose of herself'?|
'Hearts of the world'. While watching 'Hearts of the World', Rilla stood up and shouted for the lady to grab the knife in her stocking, and the girl did!
|Who was supposed to sing at the Junior Reds concert, but couldn't because her nephew had pneumonia?|
Mrs. Channing. Irene ended up singing in the concert, but Rilla had to eat a slice of 'humble pie' before she would ask Irene.
|What did Mr. Pryor do when he saw a car coming down his street?|
He chased it with a pitchfork. 'Mrs. Dr dear, I would call such conduct unreasonable' says Susan, and I agree wth her.
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