Jim and Antonia become friends immediately, and it seems as though all will go well for the young girl. Along with being a friend, Jim fulfills Mr. Shimerda’s request of being a teacher to his new neighbor, helping Antonia learn English. This creates a positive tone, as Antonia is thriving in her new country. However, the mood shifts abruptly from joyful to somber with a harsh winter and the death of Antonia’s father. These events cause the two kids to drift apart, and the effects on Antonia are evident as she withdraws from Jim and his family.
Artemisia was a fresh perspective and an inspiration to women all over the world. She didn’t let pain and hard life experiences control her. She took control and looked for way to use her talents to change the world. Her paintings and character inspire women today to know, that you can push through pain and paint beautiful pictures even in dark
In Willa Cather’s book, My Antonia, the theme of childhood can be seen throughout the book and affects the meaning taken from the story. A childhood theme can add so much to a story and really drive the points the author wants to make. As the novel follows Jim throughout his childhood the theme of innocence and maturity are displayed throughout the story in multiple circumstances. Jim and Antonia’s relationship revolves around their adventures as they explore the prairie and all its wonders. On the prairie Jim and Antonia’s friendship is uncomplicated and filled with innocence.
Throughout the novel, Antonia learns many life lessons, lessons that help her through life in America. She can learn from these and teach the same to her children. One lesson she learns is that hard work is needed to achieve goals. Antonia has worked for everything she 's ever had whether it be to put food on the table or to build her life. In the book it mentions that she and her husband, Cuzak, built the house they live in now themselves.
Her parents tell her to be kind, but in the end, Constancia is very cruel to Abuela and makes her feel "like a zero, like a nothing"( Ortiz paragraph 15). Constancia's actions throughout the story, reveals that she values her self pride more than her family. To begin, Abuela is Constancia's grandma and strongly values her family, which is shown throughout the story. For instance, Abuela decided to visit Constancia's family, disregarding the fact that it was "her first time in the United States"(Ortiz paragraph 2). This shows how much Abuela cares about her family because she doesn't care that she'll be a foreigner, and how she doesn't know any English.
quote from the book "My Ántonia" written by Willa Cather. In this quote, one could feel as if the character is trying to say that in life happiness melds together with all other things in life. Which in turn causes everything in life to be better. I believe that the character Ántonia Shimerda would agree with that quote. "When we reached the level and could see the gold tree-tops,
In this passage in Cather’s novel “My Antonia”, Jim has returned to black hawk for a short break. Soon after he arrives he begins to hear the talk around town. He hears about the tragic story of Antonia being as she took care of her then fiancée, Larry Donovan and as soon as the money was gone Donovan was gone. Jim goes over the next day to the Shimerdas farm, and nearly immediately after seeing Antonia he is reminded of all of the things he loves about her. As there time began to dwindle Jim tells Antonia how he feels about her leaving no doubt how he feels about her.
Also I think that Anna would not die by cutting herself with a poisoned arrow while hunting the way that John Comnenus II did. In conclusion, Anna was a very vengeful, well educated, and arrogant. I think that the Byzantine empire would be better if Anna had actually succeeded in the the murder attempt of John. Overall, I think Anna of Byzantium is a truly wonderful and complex character. If I could recommend this book to a friend and I think that they would like this book.
Through the play of Antigone she shows her point of view by being very respectful but well worded at the same time. She was a strong willed and minded. Throughout this play she never tries to play the role of a man just stay strong minded. She stands up to Creon rather than letting him walk on here when most people would be intimidated by such a
He can be defined as a unlucky and depressing royal merchant who is lacking of fund ( Bloom, 1986 ). If Shylock and Portia are main characters leading the whole plot, Antonio is a character who played a huge role in affecting the choice of Shylock and Portia. What is the choice of Antonio that affects other characters in the