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Pollyanna

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006

an excessively cheerful or optimistic person, from the name of the optimistic heroine created by Eleanor Hodgman Porter (1868–1920...

Pollyanna

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Literature
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9 words

character in the juvenile novels of Eleanor Porter.

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