These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
YMMV: The Blue Castle
Escapist Character: As with many of her heroines, Montgomery seems to have written Valancy as Wish Fulfillment modeled after her own childhood under strict grandparents, but she manages to pull it off without making Valancy unsympathetic.
The Woobie: Valancy is so lonely and sad before she is incorrectly diagnosed that you just want to give her a hug: