Chapter summary for frances hodgson burnett's the secret garden, chapter 1 summary find a summary of this and each chapter of the secret garden. The secret garden (1909) is one of frances hodgson burnett's most popular novels the book tells the story of mary lennox, a spoiled, contrary, solitary child raised in india but sent to live in her uncle's manor in yorkshire after her parents' death she is left to herself by her uncle, mr craven, who travels often to escape the. The secret garden summary & study guide includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, quotes, character descriptions, themes, and more. Executive summary main themes characters major characters minor characthers chapters chapter 1 there was a girl named mary lennox mary was born in india, her hair was yellow, her face was yellow, she had a little thin face, and a little thin body she was a disagreeable looking child, and she. Our reading guide for the secret garden by frances hodgson burnett includes a book club discussion guide, book review, plot summary-synopsis and author bio. If you like that book you may also like these similar titles and authors the secret garden by frances hodgson burnett a ten-year-old orphan comes to live in a lonely house on the yorkshire moors where she discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden (catalog summary) anne of green gables by lm. Summary a ten-year-old orphan comes to live in a lonely house on the yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden read reviews from other kids kid reviewed publication date 1911 languages english contributor library of congress - united states publisher fa stokes.
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Ten-year-old mary moves to a huge estate in yorkshire to live with her mysterious uncle, his ailing son, the servants, and a secret garden. The secret garden by frances hodgson burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike 'i've stolen a garden,' she said very fast 'it isn't mine. Frances hodgson burnett's the secret garden is about mary lennox, who is sent to live with her uncle after the death of her parents at her uncle's.
The secret garden synopsis after the tragedy of losing both of her parents to a cholera epidemic in india, mary lennox is sent to live with her uncle, a man she's never met, in england, a place she's never been mr craven is not looking forward to having his new charge around any more than the young lady is.
Summary when mary lennox (kate maberly)'s parents die in an earthquake, she is sent from india to live with her uncle, lord archibald craven (john lynch) at misslethwaite manor, his large and lonely estate on the yorkshire moors a neglected, lonely, and disagreeable child, mary changes through. Which is perhaps the reason i have always found solace in frances burnett's the secret garden first published in 1911, the secret garden is the story of mary lennox, a bitter and selfish little girl who hates the world and everyone in it after she is orphaned by a cholera epidemic in india, she is sent to.
The the secret garden community note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. Mary hates the bleak moor until she finds a secret garden and an invalid in need of her healing touch plot summary ten-year-old mary lennox is a sour, spoiled child raised mainly by servants her father holds a position with the english government in india, and her beautiful mother loves people and parties when a. A classic in children's literature, the secret garden, tells an inspirational tale of transformation and empowerment mary lennox, a sickly and contrary little girl, is orphaned to dim prospects in a gloomy english manor - her only friend is a bed- ridden boy named colin whose prospects may be dimmer than hers but when. This book can be read by anyone over 9, advanced readers at around 7 or 8 the secret garden is about a particularly arrogant and unpleasant girl called mary lennox at the start of the book, she lives in india, but is forced to leave for her uncle's mansion in england in order to escape a devastating.