It has never been an easy job to settle new land and explore it, and it certainly will never become easy. Even in the age of the text, Wagner Matinee, the new land that the United States were settling were still extremely difficult to work with. It is land, weather, and travel is all unexpected, thus, there really is no way to properly approach the new land. Th...
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...people seem barbaric from the sophisticated people of Boston. Though, this was not Willa Cather’s intent, she only meant to glorify the strength and endurance required to be a pioneer. She had written this text to bring the true nobility of frontiers people to the cities attention. The nephew of this story, also the speaker of this text, had bared the rough world of being a pioneer and respected his Aunt so much more because of her perseverance of staying out in the isolated world. The truly depressing part of the story was the end, when the music was over Aunt Georgiana cried out in plea to her nephew that she did not want to return to the West. Her nephew understood because he had experienced the harsh environment of the unsettle land. Cather’s main theme of this writing was to praise the pioneers who had settled the land of America for the people of the future.
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