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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 Explored

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    Soon you will understand Willa Cather’s life influences that motivated her to write in the Regionalism and Realism Movements of American literature in the post-Civil War years. Many opinionated critics expressed their thoughts about her successes and failures 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

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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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    The Legacy of Willa Cather

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    “There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before.” (Ahearn) Willa Cather was a great American novelist born on December seventh 1973 in Back Creek, Virginia to her parents, Charles and Virginia Cather. They lived with their seven children, of whom Willa was the oldest, in Back Creek near Winchester which had been overwhelmed by the happenings of the Civil War. In Willa’s young years the last few strands of the war were

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    "The Garden Lodge" by Willa Cather

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    throughout the story, especially when the story flashbacks to her childhood. Willa Cather tells rather than shows her characters. 1. Caroline Noble- She is the protagonist/hero and her plausible motivation for not wanting to build the new summer house was her musical past and how the garden lodge reminded her of that. She quickly says to how it would be “ almost a shame, doesn't it, after d'Esquerre has used it”(Cather 3) as a good excuse for not replacing the lodge. She eventually changes her mind

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    My Antonia, by Willa Cather

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    missed his home, full of infallible brilliance. The Cuzak family i... ... middle of paper ... ...rm house, where she and her copious family lives their content lives. His last memories of Antonia were made there and will never be forgotten. Cather mends a special relationship between Jim and Antonia that is formed and broken throughout her novel My Antonia. People fill the clouds of our memories immensely. Jim perceive the past with nostalgia, through nature, symbols, and Antonia. As the narrator

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    The Life and Literature of Willa Cather

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    and hear of in their lives. Willa Cather is no exception. The setting and places in Cather’s novels are derived from her travels, and where she lived. Cather’s earliest life experiences were also integrated into her writing. The characters in Cather’s novels are based on people in and around her life. Willa Cather’s journeys, and residences; childhood, and the people around her permeate in her novels The Professor’s House, and A Lost Lady. The first locale where Cather crafted her scenery after was

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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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    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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    caring, vibrant, graceful, and kind young lady but then shifts into a gold-digging, adulterous, deceitful lady from the way she is interpreted throughout the book through the eyes of Niel Herbert. The way that the reader is able to construe the Willa Cather on how Mr. and Mrs. Forrester fell in love is a concept that leads the reader to believe that it is merely psychological based. As Mrs. Forrester goes through her experiences such as the death of her husband, the affairs that she took part in

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