Link: The Other Side of Anne of Green Gables

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, she’s impulsive, she’s dramatic, she’s smart, she’s funny, she insists on spelling her name with an E at the end because it “looks so much nicer.” Continue reading.


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  1. Caution when reading this article. If you haven’t read all the books, this writer gives too much of the future plot away! I read 4 of the books before the series came out but it was so long ago I can’t remember everything. And yeah I’m one of the impressionable generation X teens who grew up with the 3 earlier miniseries. Not sure I like some of the liberties being taken with this new series. The Sullivan production is iconic for the last 30 years for a reason.

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