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    Cather in the Rye

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    The Catcher and the Rye is a very controversial book even today. Many schools and libraries across the country have banned this book for various reasons. This paper will explore some of these reasons why this book is still causing debates among educators. To first understand why this book has caused so many debates we have to look at the time it was written in, the 1950’s. In the 1950’s the world was just recovering from the devastations of World War II, which ended five years ago. The United States

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    The Cather in the Rye

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    The Cather in the Rye Nog voor hij het de klas instapte wist hij het al. Moest hij dit wel doen? Was het wel zo verstandig? Al maandenlang had Bertus B. rondgelopen met het plan. Steeds opnieuw hadden angst en onzekerheid hem ervan weerhou-den het ten uitvoer te brengen. Dagen lang had hij staan kijken bij dit, op het eerste gezicht lege en onschuldige klaslokaal. Maar plotseling op dat midder-nachtelijk uur, nam hij de beslissing en liep met zekere passen het lege donkere klaslokaal binnen

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    Biography of Willa Cather

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    Biography of Willa Cather Willa Cather was born December 7th, 1873 in the Back Creek Valley of Northern Neck, Virginia. Her parents, Charles Cather and Virginia Bloak, both came from families that had lived in the region for generations. Their house was described as “full of bustling and many-colored life” (E.K. Brown 18) including Willa’s three siblings, neighbors, and the friends of the family who came around often. The people of the town were eager to help one another out. Willa spent much

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    Willa Cather

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    Willa Cather wrote several wonderful stories and novels. After reading or viewing three of them and reading a little about her other works on the Internet, I have noticed that all of them have things in common. I have observed that her works often times involve family situations and how different types of people deal with death. The stories tend to reflect a time in her life I would assume. They are also reflected close to her home in many times. The stories tend to use the same types of dialogue

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    Cather in the Rye

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    Catcher In The Rye This novel is a first person narrative novel. The main character Holden Caulfield tells the novel. The first few chapters are about how the private school he attended “Gave him the axe.” for not applying himself in his classes after several warnings. Holden was pretty upset about the whole deal because he knew that his parents would be disappointed with him for getting kicked out of another school. That same night Holden got onto a fight with his roommate, now very angry Holden

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    willa cather

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    The Life of Willa Cather One of the many authors who’s works we have read this year is Willa Cather. Cather is an author who in a way I feel I can relate to. Cather not only writes about Nebraska in many of her novels, she is also grew up in Red Cloud, The same town as me. Willa Cather was born on December 7, 1873 in Back Creek Valley , Virginia. She was named Wilella after her aunt on her fathers side of the family (Norris). Later in her life she would have her name changed to Willa. In 1883 at

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    Willa Cather on Art

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    Willa Cather on Art “Style is how you write, and you write well when you are interested. A writer’s own interest in the story is the essential thing. If there is a flash of warmth in him it is repeated in the reader. The emotion is bigger than style. I don’t think there is anything in ideas. When a young writer tells me he has an idea for a story, he means he has had an emotion that he wants to pass on. An artist has an emotion, and the first thing that he wants to do with it is to find

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    Willa Cather Explored

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    that influenced others. Cather wrote about her opinions in short stories, such as “A Wagner Matinée”. Determining the subject of her works and making her a unique individual, Cather’s life greatly influenced her writings. Living in America in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, Cather possessed many influences in life that impacted her motivation. When Cather was nine years old, her family left Virginia and went to Nebraska. In the beginning, the move was difficult, and Cather yearned for home, but soon

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    Ántonia is a very nice young girl at the beginning of the story. She is so beautiful, that all boys are mesmerized by the way she looks. She is a very nice your girl and is willing to be friends with anyone who wants to be friends. She is especially nice to Jimmy, because he is the first person that she meets when she moves to her new house. Ántonia becomes much better friends with Jimmy as time passes. He teaches her English and many other things. They spend much of their time together playing and

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    The Work of Willa Cather

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    The Work of Willa Cather Inspiration is a passionate spark that influences people. It can arises from nature, people, and a personal experiences. Artists throughout history have found inspiration from within their own personal experiences, the people in their lives, and their surroundings. An artist can look into their past to inspire their art work. Whether an artist channels their inspiration though music, paintings, or writing they all have a goal in mind to show the world what sparked their

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