Anne of Avonlea Setting & Symbolism

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Dolly

Dolly is Anne's Jersey cow that breaks into Mr. Harrison's oat fields and destroys his crops. When Anne rediscovers Dolly in the field after promising Mr. Harrison it would not happen again, she sells Dolly on the spot to a neighbor - only to discover the cow in the field was not Dolly but Mr. Harrison's own Jersey cow.

Ginger

Ginger is Mr. Harrison's pet parrot, a gift from his sailor brother. Ginger has a bad habit of swearing and repeating the most impolite things at the wrong time. Ginger drove a wedge in the marriage of Mr. and Mrs. Harrison that lead to their separation and his move to Avonlea. Ginger is killed during a terrible hail and lightning storm accidentally predicted by Anne and Gilbert.

The Avonlea Improvement Society

The Avonlea Village Improvement Society, often referred to as the A.V.I.S., is an...

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