Anne of Green Gables - Chapter 26 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 26 Summary

Anne turns thirteen, and looks forward to the day when she is really grown up and can use big words. Gossiping with Diana, Anne is disdainful of Ruby Gillis's girlhood crushes, but relishes writing a swirling romance for a school composition. Diana says she feels stifled in trying to write a story entirely out of her own head, so Anne proposes a story club where they are to write compositions to "cultivate" their imaginations. Anne adopts the nom de plume Rosamond Montmorency, Marilla finding the whole business to be nonsense. Anne explains that every story has a moral, elevating their purpose to a "wholesome effect." Unable to convince Marilla of the value in her work, Anne takes heart in Mrs. Allan's admission that she was herself once a mischief making little girl.

Chapter 26 Analysis

Anne and Marilla's sensibilities once again clash in the...

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