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* BarefootPoverty: Adam had a very difficult, very poor childhood—though as an adult, he's very wealthy. Rebecca however, is more a case of PerpetualPoverty until the end of the book; but considering that she's one of seven children with no father to support the family in the early 1900's, that isn't surprising at all.

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* BarefootPoverty: Adam had a very difficult, very poor childhood—though as an adult, he's very wealthy. Rebecca however, is more a case of PerpetualPoverty until the end of the book; but considering that she's one of seven children with no father to support the family in the early 1900's, 1900s, that isn't surprising at all.



* WifeHusbandry: Averted despite the age gap between Adam and Rebecca. and despite the fact that he befriends her when she is a child. He sends her Christmas presents and keeps in touch with her, but it is absolutely innocent and the intent is parental/brotherly and the gestures in friendship. Adam does not in any way groom or fall in love with her until she is in high school—and even then it is subtle and he says nothing of his feelings. In her turn, Rebecca is implied to have growing feelings for him and it is made fairly obvious that [[spoiler: they will end up together.]]


* WifeHusbandry: Adam befriends Rebecca when she is a child, sends her Christmas presents and keeps in touch with her, but it is absolutely innocent and the intent is parental/brotherly and the gestures in friendship. Adam does not in any way groom or fall in love with her until she is in high school—and even then it is subtle and he says nothing of his feelings. In her turn, Rebecca is implied to have growing feelings for him and it is made fairly obvious that [[spoiler: they will end up together.]]

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* WifeHusbandry: Averted despite the age gap between Adam and Rebecca. and despite the fact that he befriends Rebecca her when she is a child, child. He sends her Christmas presents and keeps in touch with her, but it is absolutely innocent and the intent is parental/brotherly and the gestures in friendship. Adam does not in any way groom or fall in love with her until she is in high school—and even then it is subtle and he says nothing of his feelings. In her turn, Rebecca is implied to have growing feelings for him and it is made fairly obvious that [[spoiler: they will end up together.]]


A sequel, ''New Chronicles of Rebecca'' followed, as well as several other Rebecca books written by Eric Wiggin, a great-nephew of Kate Douglas Wiggin. It was adapted to stage and three movies were made, including one starring Shirley Temple in the title role. In 2020, a short Japanese anime film titled ''[[https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=23158 The Chronicles of Rebecca]]'', was intended to be screened in March as part of the Young Animators Training Project, but the premiere was cancelled due to the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic, so it was relegated to streaming as a result. This marks the first time the story has ever been adapted into animation.

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A sequel, ''New Chronicles of Rebecca'' followed, as well as several other Rebecca books written by Eric Wiggin, a great-nephew of Kate Douglas Wiggin. It was adapted to stage and three movies were made, including one starring Shirley Temple Creator/ShirleyTemple in the title role. In 2020, a short Japanese anime film titled ''[[https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=23158 The Chronicles of Rebecca]]'', was intended to be screened in March as part of the Young Animators Training Project, but the premiere was cancelled due to the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic, so it was relegated to streaming as a result. This marks the first time the story has ever been adapted into animation.


* AndYourRewardIsInteriorDecorating: The young Simpsons, looking for some inexpensive form of excitement, decide to sell soap. The Excelsior Soap Company awards the seller a choice of three premiums: a bookcase, a plush reclining chair, or a banquet lamp. The lamp's shade is included if you sell an additional three hundred cakes of soap. With the help of Rebecca, Emma Jane, and Adam, the Simpsons get the lamp, shade and all.

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* AndYourRewardIsInteriorDecorating: The young Simpsons, Simpson children, looking for some inexpensive form of excitement, decide to sell soap. The Excelsior Soap Company awards the seller a choice of three premiums: a bookcase, a plush reclining chair, or a banquet lamp. The lamp's shade is included if you sell an additional three hundred cakes of soap. With the help of Rebecca, Emma Jane, and Adam, the Simpsons get the lamp, shade and all.


The aunts are expecting Hannah, the oldest Randall child, who is bland and sensible. Hannah, though, is needed to help her mother, who sends Rebecca instead. Miranda and Jane are greeted with the imaginative, spirited Rebecca, who takes the household—and then their village—by storm.

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The aunts are expecting Hannah, the oldest Randall child, who is bland bland, sensible, and sensible.good with household skills. Hannah, though, is needed to help her mother, who sends Rebecca instead. Miranda and Jane are greeted with the imaginative, spirited Rebecca, who takes the household—and then their village—by storm.


Rebecca Rowena Randall, named for the two heroines of ''Literature/{{Ivanhoe}}'', is the second-oldest child from a large, poverty ridden family. Her great-aunts, Miranda and Jane Sawyer, write to Sunnybrook Farm, where Rebecca lives with her six siblings and widowed mother. They request the oldest child to come live with them in Riverboro, Maine, to get an education and help ease Mrs. Randall of the burden of providing for one of her children as her husband is dead.

Though the aunts are expecting Hannah, the oldest Randall child, Rebecca's mother sends Rebecca instead. Unfortunately for the aunts who were expecting the bland, sensible older sister, they are greeted with the imaginative, spirited Rebecca who takes the household - and then their village - by storm.

Rebecca's unrelenting optimism and infectious joy of life breathes color into the everyday lives surrounding her, causing her to touch and befriend many - from old Jeremiah Cobb and his wife Sarah; to Emma Jane Perkins, who becomes her best friend; and to Adam Ladd ("Mr. Aladdin"), who not only takes an interest in Rebecca's education, but grows increasingly fond of Rebecca as the years go by.

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Rebecca Rowena Randall, named for the two heroines of ''Literature/{{Ivanhoe}}'', is the second-oldest child from a large, poverty ridden poverty-ridden family. Her great-aunts, Miranda and Jane Sawyer, write to Sunnybrook Farm, where Rebecca lives with her six siblings and widowed mother. They request one of the oldest child children to come live with them in Riverboro, Maine, to get an education and help ease Mrs. Randall of the burden of providing for one of her children as her husband is dead.

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aunts are expecting Hannah, the oldest Randall child, Rebecca's mother who is bland and sensible. Hannah, though, is needed to help her mother, who sends Rebecca instead. Unfortunately for the aunts who were expecting the bland, sensible older sister, they Miranda and Jane are greeted with the imaginative, spirited Rebecca Rebecca, who takes the household - and household—and then their village - by village—by storm.

Rebecca's unrelenting optimism and infectious joy of life breathes color into the everyday lives surrounding her, causing her to touch and befriend many - from many—from old Jeremiah Cobb and his wife Sarah; to Emma Jane Perkins, who becomes her best friend; and to Adam Ladd ("Mr. Aladdin"), who not only takes an interest in Rebecca's education, but grows increasingly fond of Rebecca as the years go by.



Penned by American author Kate Douglas Wiggin in 1903 to massive success, ''Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm'' continues to touch readers just as it did over a hundred years ago. Mark Twain famously called Rebecca "beautiful, warm and satisfying" - and it is easy to see why.

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Penned by American author Kate Douglas Wiggin in 1903 to massive success, ''Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm'' continues to touch readers just as it did over a hundred years ago. Mark Twain famously called Rebecca "beautiful, warm and satisfying" - and satisfying"—and it is easy to see why.



* ButNotTooBlack: Rebecca is mixed with Spaniard blood through her father's side, Lorenzo DeMedici Randall, which accounts for her olive skin and dark beauty.

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* ButNotTooBlack: Rebecca is mixed with Spaniard blood through her father's side, Lorenzo DeMedici [=DeMedici=] Randall, which accounts for her olive skin and dark beauty.


A sequel, ''New Chronicles of Rebecca'' followed, as well as several other Rebecca books written by Eric Wiggin, a great-nephew of Kate Douglas Wiggin. It was adapted to stage and three movies were made, including one starring Shirley Temple in the title role. In 2020, a short Japanese anime film titled ''[[https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=23158 The Chronicles of Rebecca]]'', was intended to be screened in March as part of the Young Animators Training Project, but the premiere was cancelled due to the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic, so it was relegated to streaming as a result.

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A sequel, ''New Chronicles of Rebecca'' followed, as well as several other Rebecca books written by Eric Wiggin, a great-nephew of Kate Douglas Wiggin. It was adapted to stage and three movies were made, including one starring Shirley Temple in the title role. In 2020, a short Japanese anime film titled ''[[https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=23158 The Chronicles of Rebecca]]'', was intended to be screened in March as part of the Young Animators Training Project, but the premiere was cancelled due to the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic, so it was relegated to streaming as a result.
result. This marks the first time the story has ever been adapted into animation.


A sequel, ''New Chronicles of Rebecca'' followed, as well as several other Rebecca books written by Eric Wiggin, a great-nephew of Kate Douglas Wiggin. It was adapted to stage and three movies were made, including one starring Shirley Temple in the title role.

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A sequel, ''New Chronicles of Rebecca'' followed, as well as several other Rebecca books written by Eric Wiggin, a great-nephew of Kate Douglas Wiggin. It was adapted to stage and three movies were made, including one starring Shirley Temple in the title role. \n In 2020, a short Japanese anime film titled ''[[https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=23158 The Chronicles of Rebecca]]'', was intended to be screened in March as part of the Young Animators Training Project, but the premiere was cancelled due to the UsefulNotes/COVID19Pandemic, so it was relegated to streaming as a result.


* BarefootPoverty: Adam had a very difficult, very poor childhood - though as an adult, he's very wealthy. Rebecca however, is more a case of PerpetualPoverty until the end of the book; but considering that she's one of seven children with no father to support the family in the early 1900's, that isn't surprising at all.

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* BarefootPoverty: Adam had a very difficult, very poor childhood - though childhood—though as an adult, he's very wealthy. Rebecca however, is more a case of PerpetualPoverty until the end of the book; but considering that she's one of seven children with no father to support the family in the early 1900's, that isn't surprising at all.



* ComingOfAgeStory: We follow Rebecca along for 7 years, from the ages of 10 or 11 to 17 or 18 and all her tribulations and triumphs - and a bit of romance as well.

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* ComingOfAgeStory: We follow Rebecca along for 7 years, from the ages of 10 or 11 to 17 or 18 and all her tribulations and triumphs - and triumphs—and a bit of romance as well.



* GreenEyedMonster: Rebecca is conscious of a "storm in her heart" when her pretty friend Huldah flirts with a visiting Mr. Adam Ladd - though Adam is not impressed with Huldah's blatant charm and has eyes only for the simple Rebecca.

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* GreenEyedMonster: Rebecca is conscious of a "storm in her heart" when her pretty friend Huldah flirts with a visiting Mr. Adam Ladd - though Ladd—though Adam is not impressed with Huldah's blatant charm and has eyes only for the simple Rebecca.



* HeartwarmingOrphan: Not quite - Rebecca has a mother and many siblings. It just comes across this way as they are hardly ever mentioned.
* InvisibleParents: Rebecca's mother, as she is not the one to care for and bring up Rebecca - her aunts do.
* InSeriesNickname: Rebecca, not quite catching Adam Ladd's name, dubs him "Mr Aladdin". As the years go by, this also becomes an AffectionateNickname and a pun.

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* HeartwarmingOrphan: Not quite - Rebecca quite—Rebecca has a mother and many siblings. It just comes across this way as they are hardly ever mentioned.
* InvisibleParents: Rebecca's mother, as she is not the one to care for and bring up Rebecca - her Rebecca—her aunts do.
* InSeriesNickname: Rebecca, not quite catching Adam Ladd's name, dubs him "Mr Aladdin". Aladdin." As the years go by, this also becomes an AffectionateNickname and a pun.



* PinkMeansFeminine: Rebecca is ''very'' fond of her battered old pink parasol and her old pink dress when she's a child. In a sweet scene, Adam [[spoiler: gives her a new parasol for Christmas. Emma Jane gets a blue one as well, but Adam is very pleased that Rebecca's so pleased with hers.]]

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* PinkMeansFeminine: Rebecca is ''very'' fond of her battered old pink parasol and her old pink dress when she's a child. In a sweet scene, Adam [[spoiler: gives her a new parasol for Christmas. Emma Jane gets a blue one as well, one, but Adam is very pleased that Rebecca's so pleased with hers.]]



* UnableToSupportAWife: Pretty much the main reason Miranda and Jane did not want Rebecca's mother, Aurelia, to marry her husband - as a sensitive artist, Lorenzo was not responsible or ready to have so many children and was unable to hold down a proper job which resulted in the farm being mortgaged. (Also the fact that he was Italian-American played a part in their opposition to some degree.) Also a case of LazyHusband, though Lorenzo was implied to be a loving man.

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* UnableToSupportAWife: Pretty much the main reason Miranda and Jane did not want Rebecca's mother, Aurelia, to marry her husband - as husband—as a sensitive artist, Lorenzo was not responsible or ready to have so many children and was unable to hold down a proper job which resulted in the farm being mortgaged. (Also the fact that he was Italian-American played a part in their opposition to some degree.) Also a case of LazyHusband, though Lorenzo was implied to be a loving man.



-->''"Rebecca's eyes were like faith, - the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."''
* WifeHusbandry: Adam befriends Rebecca when she is a child, sends her Christmas presents and keeps in touch with her, but it is absolutely innocent and the intent is parental/brotherly and the gestures in friendship. Adam does not in any way groom or fall in love with her until she is in high school - and even then it is subtle and he says nothing of his feelings. In her turn, Rebecca is implied to have growing feelings for him and it is made fairly obvious that [[spoiler: they will end up together.]]

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-->''"Rebecca's eyes were like faith, - the faith—the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."''
* WifeHusbandry: Adam befriends Rebecca when she is a child, sends her Christmas presents and keeps in touch with her, but it is absolutely innocent and the intent is parental/brotherly and the gestures in friendship. Adam does not in any way groom or fall in love with her until she is in high school - and school—and even then it is subtle and he says nothing of his feelings. In her turn, Rebecca is implied to have growing feelings for him and it is made fairly obvious that [[spoiler: they will end up together.]]


* AndYourRewardIsInteriorDecorating: The young Simpsons, looking for some inexpensive form of excitement, decide to sell soap. The Excelsior Soap Company awards the seller a choice of three premiums: a bookcase, a plush reclining chair, or a banquet lamp. The lamp's shade is included if you sell an additional three hundred cakes of soap. With the help of Rebecca and Emma Jane, the Simpsons get the lamp, shade and all.

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* AndYourRewardIsInteriorDecorating: The young Simpsons, looking for some inexpensive form of excitement, decide to sell soap. The Excelsior Soap Company awards the seller a choice of three premiums: a bookcase, a plush reclining chair, or a banquet lamp. The lamp's shade is included if you sell an additional three hundred cakes of soap. With the help of Rebecca and Rebecca, Emma Jane, and Adam, the Simpsons get the lamp, shade and all.

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* AndYourRewardIsInteriorDecorating: The young Simpsons, looking for some inexpensive form of excitement, decide to sell soap. The Excelsior Soap Company awards the seller a choice of three premiums: a bookcase, a plush reclining chair, or a banquet lamp. The lamp's shade is included if you sell an additional three hundred cakes of soap. With the help of Rebecca and Emma Jane, the Simpsons get the lamp, shade and all.


--> ''And she? Her own future was close-folded still; folded and hidden in beautiful mists; but she leaned her head against the sun-warmed door, and closing her eyes, whispered, just as if she had been a child saying her prayers: "God bless aunt Miranda; God bless the brick house that was; God bless the brick house that is to be!" ''

Before the rather FollowTheLeader classic [[Literature/AnneOfGreenGables Anne]], there was Rebecca.

Rebecca Rowena Randall, named for the two heroines of Literature/{{Ivanhoe}}, is the second-oldest child from a large, poverty ridden family. Her great-aunts, Miranda and Jane Sawyer, write to Sunnybrook Farm, where Rebecca lives with her six siblings and widowed mother. They request the oldest child to come live with them in Riverboro, Maine, to get an education and help ease Mrs. Randall of the burden of providing for one of her children as her husband is dead.

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--> ''And ->''And she? Her own future was close-folded still; folded and hidden in beautiful mists; but she leaned her head against the sun-warmed door, and closing her eyes, whispered, just as if she had been a child saying her prayers: "God bless aunt Miranda; God bless the brick house that was; God bless the brick house that is to be!" ''

Before the rather FollowTheLeader classic [[Literature/AnneOfGreenGables Anne]], ''Literature/AnneOfGreenGables'', there was Rebecca.

Rebecca Rowena Randall, named for the two heroines of Literature/{{Ivanhoe}}, ''Literature/{{Ivanhoe}}'', is the second-oldest child from a large, poverty ridden family. Her great-aunts, Miranda and Jane Sawyer, write to Sunnybrook Farm, where Rebecca lives with her six siblings and widowed mother. They request the oldest child to come live with them in Riverboro, Maine, to get an education and help ease Mrs. Randall of the burden of providing for one of her children as her husband is dead.


* {{Bookworm}}: Aurelia, Rebecca's mother and Rebecca herself.

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* {{Bookworm}}: Aurelia, who is Rebecca's mother mother, and Rebecca herself.


* {{Bookworm}}: Bot Aurelia, Rebecca's mother and Rebecca herself.
* BrainyBrunette: Rebecca, of course. Adam too, considering her went from nothing to a wealthy man.

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* {{Bookworm}}: Bot Aurelia, Rebecca's mother and Rebecca herself.
* BrainyBrunette: Rebecca, of course. Adam too, considering her he went from nothing to a wealthy man.


* SpiritedYoungLady: ''Rebecca'', 100%.

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** ''Rebecca's eyes were like faith, - the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.''
* WifeHusbandry: Averted; though Adam befriends Rebecca when she is a child, sends her Christmas presents and keeps in touch with her, it is absolutely innocent and the intent is parental/brotherly and the gestures in friendship. Adam does not in any way groom or fall in love with her until she is in high school - and even then it is subtle and he says nothing of his feelings. In her turn, Rebecca is implied to have growing feelings for him and it is made fairly obvious that [[spoiler: they will end up together.]]

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** ''Rebecca's -->''"Rebecca's eyes were like faith, - the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.''
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* WifeHusbandry: Averted; though Adam befriends Rebecca when she is a child, sends her Christmas presents and keeps in touch with her, but it is absolutely innocent and the intent is parental/brotherly and the gestures in friendship. Adam does not in any way groom or fall in love with her until she is in high school - and even then it is subtle and he says nothing of his feelings. In her turn, Rebecca is implied to have growing feelings for him and it is made fairly obvious that [[spoiler: they will end up together.]]

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