My Antonia (Cliff Notes)

My Antonia (Cliff Notes)

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by David Kubicek, Mildred R. Bennett, Susan Van Kirk
     
 

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

In CliffsNotes on My Antonia, you follow the story of Jim, an orphaned boy who travels to Nebraska to live with his grandparents. Upon arriving, Jim meets the uplifting, spirited daughter of a Bohemian

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

In CliffsNotes on My Antonia, you follow the story of Jim, an orphaned boy who travels to Nebraska to live with his grandparents. Upon arriving, Jim meets the uplifting, spirited daughter of a Bohemian immigrant family that plans to farm on nearby, untamed land.

Honoring and celebrating the immigrant settlers of the American plains, Willa Cather's novel also succeeds as one of the finest romantic stories written in the United States. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Life and background of the author
  • Analyses of a large cast of characters
  • A brief synopsis of the novel
  • Critical essays
  • A review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topics
  • A resource center that leads you to more great books and websites

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764586514
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/15/2000
Series:
Cliffs Notes Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.29(w) x 8.21(h) x 0.31(d)

Meet the Author

About the Authors Susan Van Kirk holds a B.A. from Knox College and an M.Ed. from the University of Illinois. She has taught English for 30 years in Monmouth, Illinois. David Kubicek received an M.A. in English from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

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