My Antonia

Willa Sibert Cather was an early twentieth century writer She wrote ab
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Willa Sibert Cather was an early twentieth century writer. She wrote about the qualities of courage, sensitivity, and perseverance. Most often, her novels and short stories took place in rural townships. She was born sometime in 1873, in her grandmother's house. She was named after an Aunt Willela who had died; however, she chose to believe that her name was derived from her grandparent's names. She was the first child of Charles Fectigue and Mary Cather. Willa was the oldest of the seven child
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Semester 1 Wenzel, Emily Review 2 Hon English II 2 hr Fiction 11/4/98 Cather, Willa. My Antonia. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946. (411) My Antonia is a novel written by Willa Cather. It is a story of Jim Burden and Antonia growing up in Nebraska on a farm. It describes struggles and experiences they face because of their obvious differences through the years. This book also shows the importance of friendships and how they make people who they are. My Antonia shows that people, no matte
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My Antonia-Essay #4 I remembered what the conductor said about her(Antonia) eyes. They were big and warm and full of light, like the sun shining on brown pools in the wood. Her skin was brown too, and in her cheeks she had a glow of rich ,dark colour(17). Willa Cather portrays Antonia as an Earth Mother to show and recognize all that these hard-working immigrants did to spring life and vitality to this country. She helps her land to grow, her children to grow, and her country to grow. Anton
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My Antonia
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My Antonia My Antonia by Willa Cather Author: Willa Sibert Cather, Nebraska's most noted author was born in Virginia. At the age of ten she moved with her family to Webster County, Nebraska. Many of Cather's acquaintances and Red Cloud area scenes can be recognized in her writings. Cather wrote poetry, short stories, essays and novels, winning many awards. In 1920 she won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel One of Ours, about a Nebraska farm boy who went off to World War I. Willa Cather's reputatio
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Catch22 and My antonia contrast Perhaps the most directly conflicting characters in Catch-22 and in My Antonia are Colonel Cathcart and Antonia. Both of these characters are ambitious and each sees a road that runs ahead toward something called “success” or “wealth”, but the roads that they see are constructed differently. Colonel Cathcart’s road is paved with “feathers in his cap” and it is not cratered with “black eyes.” Antonia’s road is paved with the results of hard work and it sometimes ha
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Dark Overtones And Their Contrasts In My Antonia Dark Overtones, and Their Contrasts in My Antonia In My Antonia by Willa Cather, there are many dark overtones that pervade the novel. It is through the use of symbolism and contrast these overtones are made real. The prairie is the predominant setting of the novel. It may be shaped, and it conforms to the desires of those working it. The prairies loneliness, shown by the wide open spaces, is a brilliant way of revealing internal conflict by using
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