From Willa Paskin of The New York Times:
Link: The Other Side of Anne of Green Gables
Do you know Anne Shirley? You would like her. Everybody does. A lively and optimistic survivor with a feverish imagination and unchecked enthusiasms, she is a redheaded outsider who becomes an insider without forsaking her peculiarities or her intelligence. An inadvertent feminist, an unrepentant romantic, a hot-tempered sprite, sheâ€™s impulsive, sheâ€™s dramatic, sheâ€™s smart, sheâ€™s funny, she insists on spelling her name with an E at the end because it â€œlooks so much nicer.â€ Continue reading.