My Antonia

My Antonia: Jim Burden
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The final line in the novel, stated by Jim "Whatever we had missed, we possesed together the precious, the incommunicable past", highlights the past relationship between Jim and Antonia and how these past experiences that they have shared are now only memories. These memories that Jim and Antonia have shared together through photos and. are a reliable source of the past for them but not for others to have an insight into their past. Only Jim and Antonia have the…...
My Antonia Important Quotes
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1. "During that burning day when we were crossing Iowa, our talk kept going back to a central figure, a Bohemian girl whom we had both known long ago. More than any other individual we kept in mind, this lady seemed to imply to us the country, the conditions, and the entire adventure of our youth." Explanation This passage from the Introduction is the first the reader hears of Antonia. The narrator of the Introduction, who matured with Jim and…...
A Comparison of the Writing Styles of Mary Austin and Willia Cather
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Steve rayburn!!! Every author has his or her own style of composing in the works he or she produces. Two female British authors, Mary Austin and Willia Cather, both have comparable but unique designs of composing.!! Mary Austin wrote a novel called "Land of Little Rain" that illustrates death valley and the surrounding desert. The landscape of the story is no doubt a desert; dune, little shrubs, will turf, blistering heat, scavengers and really little water. Although the desert can…...
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