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By Eleanor H. Porter . time, and had named her last baby 'Pollyanna' for her two Pollyanna now—. Miss Polly rose with frowning face and closely-shut lips. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter. No cover available. Download; Bibrec. Ebook `Pollyanna`: ebooks list of Eleanor H. Porter. download PDF ( recognized text) · download EPUB · download MOBI for Kindle. This ebook is usually.

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 instead chooses to look at the bright side of things. A game taught to her by her father, it has one simple rule- to find the silver lining in every cloud, and find a reason to be glad in every situation whilst withstanding any obstacle life viciously throws.

As a result of the novel's success, the adjective "Pollyannaish" and the noun "Pollyannaism" [4] became popular terms for a personality type characterised by irrepressible optimism evident in the face of even the most adverse or discouraging of circumstances. The word "pollyanna" may also be used colloquially to denote a holiday gift exchange more typically known as Secret Santa , especially in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas.

Pollyanna is still available in reprint editions.

Author Jerome Jerry Griswold analysed Pollyanna together with juvenile 'heroes' in several well-known children's books, e. With reference to the Theory of the Three Lives of the Child Hero , he posits that, in Pollyanna , clear oedipal tensions exist, albeit in disguised or projected forms, in the relationships between the child, her Aunt and the principal male adult characters, which are only resolved by the Aunt marrying Dr.

Chilton at the end of the story. Nevertheless, at least one "glad club" existed as recently as , in Denver , Colorado. Porter , author of the Pollyanna books and one of the town's most famous residents. The statue depicts a smiling Pollyanna, arms flung wide in greeting. The celebrated American science fiction writer Ray Bradbury described himself as " Janus , the two-faced god who is half Pollyanna and half Cassandra , warning of the future and perhaps living too much in the past—a combination of both".

The video game series Mother marketed in the U. The song is a reference to the novel; a lyrical version produced and released on a soundtrack CD reinforces the reference in the lyrics. In , Catherine Chisholm Cushing published "Pollyanna: The Glad Girl", a four-act comedy which was produced with great success in Philadelphia starring Patricia Collinge as Pollyanna.

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A critic at the time wrote that: Cushing has slashed and sliced and revised and twisted the story of Pollyanna and her infectious gladness until it has become swift-moving, intensely dramatic and very real. It was Pickford's first motion picture for United Artists.

It became a major success and would be regarded as one of Pickford's most defining pictures.

Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter

A Walt Disney film, Pollyanna , was released in , starring English actress Hayley Mills in the title role which made her a Hollywood star and led to a Disney contract. It was directed by David Swift. The film was a major hit for the Disney Studios.

Pendergast, who is eventually brought out of his shell by Pollyanna and her friend Jimmy. The film was not very faithful to the novel.

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Originally, she is paralyzed when she is hit by a car, while in the Disney film, the accident occurs because she is sneaking home from a local festival she has been forbidden to attend, and falls when she tries to re-enter her room by climbing the tree outside her bedroom window.

The characters have been altered; in the book Aunt Polly does not run the town and is hardly as ruthless or controlling. The town in the movie is named "Harrington", but in the book is called "Beldingsville". The idea of the orphanage and the bazaar with Dr. Chilton and the townsfolk opposing the charity of the rich are not found in the novel.

This movie has Jimmy Bean in a far bigger role than the book does. Pendergast Mr.

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Pendleton in the book has a much more prominent role. Additionally, the ending has been altered slightly; in the movie it is never made clear whether or not she is able to walk again unlike the original book, the film never had a sequel.

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This was run on the Sunday tea-time slot, where they often ran fairly faithful adaptations of classic novels aimed at a family audience. However it followed the Disney film by having Pollyanna injured in a fall from a tree. Coming Home. A Carlton Television TV film version of Pollyanna starring Amanda Burton as Aunt Polly and Georgina Terry as Pollyanna is very faithful to the book, with one or two minor differences that do not affect the accuracy of the plot.

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Which is Somewhat Surprising. Which is More Surprising. A Question is Answered. Sermons and Woodboxes. An Accident.

John Pendleton. A Waiting Game.

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A Door Ajar. Two Visits.

The Game and It's Players. Through an Open Window. Jimmy Takes the Helm. A New Uncle.