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* GildedCage: Jane's mother's life in the mansion on Gay Street. Her mother lavishes her with all the physical trappings of maternal care, but Jane senses Robin is still unhappy despite all her expensive clothes and the parties she goes to.

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* GildedCage: Jane's mother's life in the mansion on Gay Street. Her mother lavishes her with all the physical trappings of maternal care, love, but Jane senses Robin is still unhappy despite all her expensive clothes and the parties she goes to.


''Jane of Lantern Hill'' is Creator/LMMontgomery's last novel. Jane Stuart lives with her mother and wealthy grandmother in the city of Toronto. She is miserable under her grandmother's tyrannical rule, all of her talents smothered and any friendships snuffed out. Nonetheless, Jane dreams of happiness for herself and her beautiful but spineless mother Robin, helpless under her possessive mother's influence.

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''Jane of Lantern Hill'' is Creator/LMMontgomery's last novel. Jane Stuart lives with her mother and wealthy grandmother in the city of Toronto. She is miserable under her grandmother's tyrannical rule, all of her talents smothered and any friendships snuffed out. Nonetheless, Jane dreams of happiness for herself and her beautiful but spineless mother Robin, helpless under her possessive mother's influence.Robin.



* AliceAllusion: Jane dreamed of going into a mirror until she was ridiculed for vanity for sitting in front of them.

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* AliceAllusion: Jane dreamed dreams of going into a mirror until she was she's ridiculed for vanity for sitting in front of them.



* BitchInSheepsClothing: Jane's grandmother, whose very correct, conventionally ''grande dame'' facade slips whenever her iron hold over her daughter is threatened, even by Jane.

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* BitchInSheepsClothing: Jane's grandmother, whose very correct, conventionally ''grande dame'' facade slips into ugly rage whenever her iron hold over her daughter is threatened, even by Jane.



* EvilMatriarch: Jane's grandmother, so much. Jane's own description is of her stalking the elegant family home like a 'bitter, evil queen'.

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* EvilMatriarch: Jane's grandmother, so much. Jane's own description is of her stalking the elegant family home like a 'bitter, evil vindictive queen'.



* GildedCage: Jane's mother's life in the mansion on Gay Street. Her mother lavishes her with gifts and attention, but Jane senses Robin is still unhappy despite all her expensive clothes and the parties she goes to.

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* GildedCage: Jane's mother's life in the mansion on Gay Street. Her mother lavishes her with gifts and attention, all the physical trappings of maternal care, but Jane senses Robin is still unhappy despite all her expensive clothes and the parties she goes to.



* InHarmonyWithNature: One of Jane's many stifled talents that emerge only when she heads East. She turns out to be a great gardener, and has a particular affinity for the moon. There's also the famous sequence wherein she finds and leads an escaped circus lion home (granted, it's specified as old and toothless, but still...)

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* InHarmonyWithNature: One of Jane's many stifled talents that emerge only when she heads East. She turns out to be a great gardener, and has a particular affinity for the moon. There's also the famous sequence wherein she finds and leads an escaped circus lion home (granted, it's specified as old and toothless, but still...)



* OrphansOrdeal: Jane's friend Jody, albeit unusually for Montgomery not a central plot driver.

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* OrphansOrdeal: Jane's friend Jody, albeit unusually for Montgomery this is not a central plot driver.


Having always been told he was dead, it comes as a great surprise to Jane to learn that her father Andrew Stuart is actually alive and well and living in Prince Edward Island -- and he wants to meet her. Reluctant, sure she's going to hate the Island and hate her father and hate everything about it, Jane sets out -- but as soon as she arrives there, it turns out that she and her father are true kindred spirits, and Jane's summers on PEI become a seemingly unlimited opportunity for personal growth, wonder, and joy.

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Having always been told he was dead, it comes as a great surprise to Jane to learn that her father Andrew Stuart is actually alive and well and living in Prince Edward Island -- and he wants to meet her. Reluctant, sure she's going to hate the Island and hate her father and hate everything about it, Jane sets out -- but as soon as she arrives there, arrives, it turns out that she and her father are true kindred spirits, and Jane's summers on PEI become a seemingly unlimited opportunity for personal growth, wonder, and joy.



* [[TurnOutLikeHisFather Turn Out Like Her Father]]: Her grandmother objects to this in Jane,and succeeds so thoroughly that Jane even doesn't like the notion she gets her chin from her father, at first.

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* [[TurnOutLikeHisFather Turn Out Like Her Father]]: Her grandmother objects to this in Jane,and Jane, and succeeds so thoroughly that Jane even doesn't like the notion she gets her chin from her father, at first.


* {{Arcadia}}: Prince Edward Island, per all of Montgomery's works.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Jane's grandmother, whose very correct, conventionally ''grande dame'' facade slips whenever her hold over her daughter is threatened, even by Jane.

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* {{Arcadia}}: Prince Edward Island, per all of Montgomery's works.works, and even more literally than usual.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Jane's grandmother, whose very correct, conventionally ''grande dame'' facade slips whenever her iron hold over her daughter is threatened, even by Jane.



* CloseKnitCommunity: The little PEI community Jane and her father move into.

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* CloseKnitCommunity: The little PEI community township Jane and her father move into.



* GildedCage: Jane's mother's life in the mansion on Gay Street. Jane senses she is unhappy despite all her expensive clothes and the parties she goes to.

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* GildedCage: Jane's mother's life in the mansion on Gay Street. Her mother lavishes her with gifts and attention, but Jane senses she Robin is still unhappy despite all her expensive clothes and the parties she goes to.



* INeverGotAnyLetters: From Jane's father, to her mother begging her to return to him. Turns out dear old Grandmother saw to that.

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* INeverGotAnyLetters: From Jane's father, father to her mother mother, begging her to return to him. Turns out dear old Grandmother saw to that.



* OrphansOrdeal: Jane's friend Jody -- not, unusually a central place in the plot.
* ParentalFavoritism: Jane's grandmother, toward her mother.

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* OrphansOrdeal: Jane's friend Jody -- not, Jody, albeit unusually for Montgomery not a central place in the plot.
plot driver.
* ParentalFavoritism: Jane's grandmother, grandmother toward her mother.mother, so long as Robin doesn't get any ideas about independence from her. At all.


''Jane of Lantern Hill'' is Creator/LMMontgomery's last novel. Jane lives with her mother and wealthy grandmother in the city of Toronto. She is miserable under her grandmother's tyrannical rule, all of her talents smothered and any friendships snuffed out. Nonetheless, Jane dreams of happiness for herself and her beautiful but spineless mother. It comes as a surprise, to say the least, to learn that Jane's father is alive and well and living in Prince Edward Island -- and he wants to meet her. Reluctant, sure she's going to hate the Island and hate her father and hate everything about it, she sets out -- but once in on the Island, it turns out that she and her father are true kindred spirits, and Jane's summers on PEI turn into a magical opportunity for growth, wonder, and joy.

This is a little odd among Montgomery's books for striking a tone somewhere between the whimsical coming of age of ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'', et alia, and the sometimes desperate need for love and beauty in the lonely, adult ''Literature/TheBlueCastle.''

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''Jane of Lantern Hill'' is Creator/LMMontgomery's last novel. Jane Stuart lives with her mother and wealthy grandmother in the city of Toronto. She is miserable under her grandmother's tyrannical rule, all of her talents smothered and any friendships snuffed out. Nonetheless, Jane dreams of happiness for herself and her beautiful but spineless mother. It mother Robin, helpless under her possessive mother's influence.

Having always been told he was dead, it
comes as a surprise, great surprise to say the least, Jane to learn that Jane's her father Andrew Stuart is actually alive and well and living in Prince Edward Island -- and he wants to meet her. Reluctant, sure she's going to hate the Island and hate her father and hate everything about it, she Jane sets out -- but once in on the Island, as soon as she arrives there, it turns out that she and her father are true kindred spirits, and Jane's summers on PEI turn into become a magical seemingly unlimited opportunity for personal growth, wonder, and joy.

This is a little odd among Montgomery's books books, not only for being at least partially set away from PEI, but for striking a tone somewhere between the whimsical coming of age of ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'', et alia, and the poignant, sometimes desperate need for love and beauty in the lonely, adult ''Literature/TheBlueCastle.''



* AliceAllusion: She once dreamed of going into a mirror until she was ridiculed for vanity for sitting in front of them.
* {{Arcadia}}: Prince Edward Island
* BitchInSheepsClothing: The grandmother
** Aunt Irene, Andrew's simpering hypocritical sister. She is rightly described as "sweet poison" by one of the neighbours.
* CinderellaCircumstances: Her friend Jody
* CityMouse: Jane
* CloseKnitCommunity: PEI
* EvilMatriarch: The grandmother
* ExtremeDoorMat: Jane's mother who cannot stand up to her mother and earlier couldn't stand up to her meddling sister-in-law Irene. She finally grows a backbone when [[spoiler: she defies her mother and goes to Prince Edward Island when Jane nearly dies of pnemonia]].

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* AliceAllusion: She once Jane dreamed of going into a mirror until she was ridiculed for vanity for sitting in front of them.
* {{Arcadia}}: Prince Edward Island
Island, per all of Montgomery's works.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: The grandmother
Jane's grandmother, whose very correct, conventionally ''grande dame'' facade slips whenever her hold over her daughter is threatened, even by Jane.
** Aunt Irene, Andrew's much more obviously simpering hypocritical sister. She is rightly described as "sweet poison" by one of the neighbours.
* CinderellaCircumstances: Her Jane's friend Jody
Jody, the sweet, beautiful orphan girl used as a maid-of-all-work for the boarding house next door.
* CityMouse: Jane
Jane, at first. Diminishes as her sojourns on the Island reveal her more domestic, down-to-earth side.
* CloseKnitCommunity: PEI
The little PEI community Jane and her father move into.
* EvilMatriarch: The grandmother
Jane's grandmother, so much. Jane's own description is of her stalking the elegant family home like a 'bitter, evil queen'.
* ExtremeDoorMat: Jane's mother who cannot mother, whose marriage ended in separation after she couldn't stand up to her mother and earlier couldn't stand up to her meddling sister-in-law Irene. She finally grows a backbone when [[spoiler: she defies her mother and goes rushes to Prince Edward Island when Jane nearly dies of pnemonia]].pneumonia]].



* FeminineWomenCanCook: Jane picks up cooking easily.

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* FeminineWomenCanCook: Interestingly played with for a children's novel of the time. Once on the Island Jane picks up cooking easily.easily along with seemingly every other classically "female" domestic art, but this is presented as her own personal route to self-empowerment, rather than stereotype.



* GreenEyedMonster: The grandmother.
* HonoraryUncle: Little Aunt Em -- to everyone. Also Uncle Tombstone, whose real last name is Tunstone.
* HopelessSuitor: The Jimmy John's hired man, Step-a-yard, is in love with Miss Justina Titus, but knows that it's hopeless since she's faithful to the memory of Alec Jacks, who was killed in UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.
* InHarmonyWithNature: Jane is a great gardener, and has a particular affinity for the moon.
* INeverGotAnyLetters: The grandmother saw to that.

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* GreenEyedMonster: The grandmother.
Jane's grandmother is ''fiercely'' this in regards to anyone else her daughter tries to love, to the point of trying to forbid her to [[spoiler:go to Jane when she's very likely dying.]]
* HonoraryUncle: Little Aunt Em -- Em, to everyone.everyone in her PEI neighborhood. Also Uncle Tombstone, whose real last name is Tunstone.
* HopelessSuitor: The Jimmy John's Johns' hired man, Step-a-yard, is in love with Miss Justina Titus, but knows that it's hopeless since she's faithful to the memory of Alec Jacks, who was killed in UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.
* InHarmonyWithNature: Jane is One of Jane's many stifled talents that emerge only when she heads East. She turns out to be a great gardener, and has a particular affinity for the moon.
moon. There's also the famous sequence wherein she finds and leads an escaped circus lion home (granted, it's specified as old and toothless, but still...)
* INeverGotAnyLetters: The grandmother From Jane's father, to her mother begging her to return to him. Turns out dear old Grandmother saw to that.



* MyBelovedSmother: The grandmother, again.
* OrphansOrdeal: Her friend Jody -- not, unusually a central place in the plot.

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* MyBelovedSmother: The Jane's grandmother, again.
so, so very much.
* OrphansOrdeal: Her Jane's friend Jody -- not, unusually a central place in the plot.



* ProperLady: Jane.
* [[TurnOutLikeHisFather Turn Out Like Her Father]]: Her grandmother objects to this in Jane. Jane even doesn't like the notion she gets her chin from her father, at first.

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* ProperLady: Jane.
* [[TurnOutLikeHisFather Turn Out Like Her Father]]: Her grandmother objects to this in Jane. Jane,and succeeds so thoroughly that Jane even doesn't like the notion she gets her chin from her father, at first.

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This is a little odd among Montgomery's books for striking a tone somewhere between the whimsical coming of age of ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'', et alia, and the sometimes desperate need for love and beauty in the lonely, adult ''TheBlueCastle.''

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This is a little odd among Montgomery's books for striking a tone somewhere between the whimsical coming of age of ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'', et alia, and the sometimes desperate need for love and beauty in the lonely, adult ''TheBlueCastle.''Literature/TheBlueCastle.''


* HopelessSuitor: The Jimmy John's hired man, Step-a-yard, is in love with Miss Justina Titus, but knows that it's hopeless since she's faithful to the memory of Alec Jacks, who was killed in WorldWarOne.

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* HopelessSuitor: The Jimmy John's hired man, Step-a-yard, is in love with Miss Justina Titus, but knows that it's hopeless since she's faithful to the memory of Alec Jacks, who was killed in WorldWarOne.UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.



* TheMourningAfter: Miss Justina Titus is still faithful to the memory of Alec Jacks, who died in WorldWarOne, and still wears her hair in a pompadour as that was how she wore it when she said good-bye to him.

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* TheMourningAfter: Miss Justina Titus is still faithful to the memory of Alec Jacks, who died in WorldWarOne, UsefulNotes/WorldWarI, and still wears her hair in a pompadour as that was how she wore it when she said good-bye to him.


''Jane of Lantern Hill'' is LMMontgomery's last novel. Jane lives with her mother and wealthy grandmother in the city of Toronto. She is miserable under her grandmother's tyrannical rule, all of her talents smothered and any friendships snuffed out. Nonetheless, Jane dreams of happiness for herself and her beautiful but spineless mother. It comes as a surprise, to say the least, to learn that Jane's father is alive and well and living in Prince Edward Island -- and he wants to meet her. Reluctant, sure she's going to hate the Island and hate her father and hate everything about it, she sets out -- but once in on the Island, it turns out that she and her father are true kindred spirits, and Jane's summers on PEI turn into a magical opportunity for growth, wonder, and joy.

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''Jane of Lantern Hill'' is LMMontgomery's Creator/LMMontgomery's last novel. Jane lives with her mother and wealthy grandmother in the city of Toronto. She is miserable under her grandmother's tyrannical rule, all of her talents smothered and any friendships snuffed out. Nonetheless, Jane dreams of happiness for herself and her beautiful but spineless mother. It comes as a surprise, to say the least, to learn that Jane's father is alive and well and living in Prince Edward Island -- and he wants to meet her. Reluctant, sure she's going to hate the Island and hate her father and hate everything about it, she sets out -- but once in on the Island, it turns out that she and her father are true kindred spirits, and Jane's summers on PEI turn into a magical opportunity for growth, wonder, and joy.


This is a little odd among Montgomery's books for striking a tone somewhere between the whimsical coming of age of ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'', et alia, and the sometimes desperate need for love and beauty in the lonely, adult ''The Blue Castle.''

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This is a little odd among Montgomery's books for striking a tone somewhere between the whimsical coming of age of ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'', et alia, and the sometimes desperate need for love and beauty in the lonely, adult ''The Blue Castle.''TheBlueCastle.''


''Jane of Lantern Hill'' is LMMontgomery's last novel. Jane lives with her mother and grandmother in the city of Toronto. She is miserable under her grandmother's tyrannical rule, all of her talents smothered and any friendships snuffed out. It comes as a surprise to learn that Jane's father is alive and well and living in Prince Edward Island -- and he wants to meet her. Reluctant, sure she's going to hate the Island and hate her father and hate everything about it -- it turns out that she and her father are true kindred spirits, and Jane's summers on PEI turn into a magical opportunity for growth, wonder, and joy.

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''Jane of Lantern Hill'' is LMMontgomery's last novel. Jane lives with her mother and wealthy grandmother in the city of Toronto. She is miserable under her grandmother's tyrannical rule, all of her talents smothered and any friendships snuffed out. Nonetheless, Jane dreams of happiness for herself and her beautiful but spineless mother. It comes as a surprise surprise, to say the least, to learn that Jane's father is alive and well and living in Prince Edward Island -- and he wants to meet her. Reluctant, sure she's going to hate the Island and hate her father and hate everything about it it, she sets out -- but once in on the Island, it turns out that she and her father are true kindred spirits, and Jane's summers on PEI turn into a magical opportunity for growth, wonder, and joy.


''Jane of Lantern Hill'' is LMMontgomery's last novel. Jane lives with her mother and grandmother in the city, learning only after many years that her mother is not widowed. When her father insists on having Jane visit him during the summer, Jane flourishes in the countryside.

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''Jane of Lantern Hill'' is LMMontgomery's last novel. Jane lives with her mother and grandmother in the city, learning only after many years city of Toronto. She is miserable under her grandmother's tyrannical rule, all of her talents smothered and any friendships snuffed out. It comes as a surprise to learn that her mother Jane's father is not widowed. When alive and well and living in Prince Edward Island -- and he wants to meet her. Reluctant, sure she's going to hate the Island and hate her father insists and hate everything about it -- it turns out that she and her father are true kindred spirits, and Jane's summers on having Jane visit him during PEI turn into a magical opportunity for growth, wonder, and joy.

This is a little odd among Montgomery's books for striking a tone somewhere between
the summer, Jane flourishes whimsical coming of age of ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'', et alia, and the sometimes desperate need for love and beauty in the countryside.
lonely, adult ''The Blue Castle.''



* AliceAllusion: She once dreamed of going into a mirror until she was ridiculed for vanity for sititng in front of them.

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* AliceAllusion: She once dreamed of going into a mirror until she was ridiculed for vanity for sititng sitting in front of them.



* GreenEyedMonster: The grandmother

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* GreenEyedMonster: The grandmothergrandmother.


* MyNameIsNotDurwood: Jane insists on being called Jane rather than Victoria when she is in Prince Edward Island.

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* GildedCage: Jane's mother's life in the mansion on Gay Street. Jane senses she is unhappy despite all her expensive clothes and the parties she goes to.


* TheDoorMat: Jane's mother who cannot stand up to her mother and earlier couldn't stand up to her meddling sister-in-law Irene. She finally grows a backbone when [[spoiler: she defies her mother and goes to Prince Edward Island when Jane nearly dies of pnemonia]].


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* ExtremeDoorMat: Jane's mother who cannot stand up to her mother and earlier couldn't stand up to her meddling sister-in-law Irene. She finally grows a backbone when [[spoiler: she defies her mother and goes to Prince Edward Island when Jane nearly dies of pnemonia]].

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