Anne of Green Gables - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

Matthew Cuthbert travels by horse and buggy to retrieve the "boy" orphan from the train station of a neighboring town. Along the way, we learn of Matthew's painful shyness and discomfort around girls and women (save his sister and Mrs. Lynde), and watch with sympathy as it dawns on Matthew that through doings not of his understanding, that is exactly who he has found waiting for him on the station platform. Unsure of what to do, Matthew resolves to take the little orphan girl home to Green Gables, leaving Marilla with the unpleasant task of deciding the girl's fate. As Matthew Cuthbert, at 60 years of age a gentle and awkward man, drives the girl to Green Gables he is charmed by the girl's precocious and florid chatter. A great romantic, the orphan girl delights in the beauty of her surroundings. Anne renames The...

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