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What is the Pollyanna Effect?

    Pollyanna Effect     It is a belief, that people are more likely to perceive and remember positive things about other people or things than negative ones. (MORE)

What does Pollyanna mean?

Pollyanna was a novel which came out in 1913 about an optimistic  young girl. The name Pollyanna has since become synonymous for  people who always have a sunny disposition (MORE)

What do you do for a Pollyanna Christmas?

    Polyanna is a very specific term used in Pennysylvania, U.S.A. at Christmas. It means the same as 'Secret Santa' or 'Chris Kindle' and 'Kris Kringle'. Other contri (MORE)

What is the origin of Pollyanna?

Pollyanna Whittier, a minister's daughter, grew up poor in the missionary and after her parents died, she went to live with her rich - and very strict - Aunt Polly. Pollyanna (MORE)

What is Pollyannas?

Pollyanna is the name of a book which was made into a Disney movie starring Haley Mills. Pollyanna was an optimist, and the term is used to refer to someone who is relentlessl (MORE)

How many versions are there of Pollyanna?

At least three films ( movies) large liberties were taken with the plots. In one it is not clear whether the title character recovers the use of her legs. also in the novel, c (MORE)

What was the story in Pollyanna?

The 1960 movie Pollyanna is the most well-known version and is based on the 1913 book written by Eleanor H. Porter with the same title. Pollyanna, the main character in the mo (MORE)