Rilla of Ingleside - Waiting and Black Sunday Summary & Analysis

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Waiting and Black Sunday Summary

"Waiting" is comprised mainly of excerpts from Rilla's diary, describing the endless battles and reports of the British (and thus Canadian) army they receive from abroad. For the first time, she confesses to her journal that her only ambition in life is to be married to Kenneth.

In "Black Sunday," the community is distressed to learn that Paris has fallen.

Waiting and Black Sunday Analysis

In these political sections, the most important element is RIlla's reaction to the political events: she responds mainly to events abroad and thinks about them in very adult terms. She keeps a bit of her girlishness, however, in her confession that she only wants to marry ken.

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