Anne's House of Dreams Themes

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Irony

In her book, "Anne's House of Dreams," author L. M. Montgomery employs the literary trope known as irony in several episodes in the story. Following are two examples. The opinionated and harping Miss Cornelia Bryant is known among the community as a man-hater. Miss Cornelia does her best to blame a man for anything and everything that goes wrong. She proclaims that women will get the vote after men mess everything up enough and need women to clean up after them. Unlike Miss Cornelia who is an old maid who detests men, Susan Baker is another old spinster who actually likes men.

Miss Cornelia is a staunch conservative who hates the Liberal Grit party as much as she does men. In a surprising turn of events near the conclusion of the story, Miss Cornelia announces that she is going to marry Marshall Elliott who is a man and...

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