Eleanor H. Porter: Pollyanna. Pollyanna: Polly Harrington's day is filled with duty. Her worthless sister has died and left an orphan to be supported. Polly's neice, Pollyanna, arrives to the small town and small changes happen immediately. Polly's servants are more chipper. The sick in the town are feeling better. Even the miser, John Pendleton, is uttering pleasant words. What mysterious power does little Pollyanna have over the town-folk? What dark secrets are hidden in Mr. Pendleton and Aunt Polly's past, and what will happen to the town if Pollyanna.
By: Eleanor H. Porter (1868-1920). This is a timeless classic expressing the universal message that every aspect of life should be looked at in a positive way. It follows the actions of its protagonist, eleven-year old Pollyanna who goes to live with her stern Aunty Polly, where she faces many challenges with a smile on her face. The best-selling novel begins with the introduction of Pollyanna who goes to live in Vermont with her strict Aunt Polly after the death of her parents which have left her an orphan. The young heroine refuses to give in to her seemingly gloomy situation and.
By Eleanor H. Porter. Author of "Miss Billy," "Miss Billy's Decision," "Cross Currents," "TheTurn of the Tides," etc. TO My Cousin Belle. Dr. chilton XVI. A red rose and a lace: shawl XVII. Just like a book" XVIII. Prisms XIX. Which is somewhat surprising XX. Which is more surprising XXI. A question answered XXII. Sermons and woodboxes XXIII.
Eleanor H. Porter, 1913. Miss Polly hesitated, then went on: ‘I suppose I may as well tell you now, Nancy. My niece, Miss Pollyanna Whittier, is coming to live with me. She is eleven years old, and will sleep in that room.
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Librivox recording of Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Read by Mary Anderson. Pollyanna tells the story of Pollyanna Whittier, a young girl who goes to live with her wealthy Aunt Polly after her father’s death. This is a very important book. Even though this is fiction do not doubt that something can be learned by reading or hearing how this was written. As I listened to this recording of Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna it showed me many signs that there had been a huge amount female repression in the past by both the way the story unfolds and its many instances of archaically worded sentences.
Porter Eleanor H. Pollyanna and Pollyanna Grows Up. When Pollyanna Whittier goes to live with her sourtempered aunt after her father& death, things seem bad enough, but then a dreadful accident ensues. Pollyanna - For other uses, see Pollyanna (disambiguation) infobox Book name Pollyanna author Eleanor H. Porter publisher .
Pollyanna was written in 1913 by Eleanor H. Porter and her name has over the years has come to mean, ‘an excessively cheerful or optimistic person’ – Look it up in a dictionary!. This is because little Pollyanna (named after her two aunts Polly and Anna) is always happy and sees the best in people. I have heard my mom reference Pollyanna about a million times but until a couple of weeks ago didn't realize she was a book character. I'm not sure where I thought my mom (and others) got that name, but I'm not too swift on the uptake. I really wanted to hate this book, and frankly there are things to hate.
The description of Pollyanna - Eleanor H. Pollyanna is a best-selling 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same optimistic outlook. The book was such a success that Porter soon produced a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). Eleven more Pollyanna sequels, known as "Glad Books", were later published, most of them written by Elizabeth Borton or Harriet Lummis Smith