From Sarah Larson of The New Yorker:
Why we loved Gilbert Blythe
Crombie was an expert gazer. Through meaningful looks and other subtleties, he showed that Gilbert wasnâ€™t threatened when Anne could spell â€œchrysanthemumâ€ and he couldnâ€™t; he appeared deeply concerned when she fell off the ridgepole, and didnâ€™t mock her for braving it; he was kind during the â€œThe Lady of Shalottâ€ escapade, while executing aÂ dashing rescue. InÂ this video, a young Crombie explains that the moment Anne breaks a slate over Gilbertâ€™s head is the moment he starts growing up. Continue reading.