The Allusion Of The Butterfly In Whila Cather's O Pioneers

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“The butterfly is nature’s way of reminding us that there is hope in grief when a caterpillar is no more and the butterfly exists in ultimate freedom and beauty.” These words of Tanya Lord perfectly describe the allusion of butterflies that caught my attention while reading the book O Pioneers! By Whila Cather. There are two main setting in which butterflies appear throughout the novel, after doing research I found many interesting facts of butterflies, and was able to better understand why Cather used this allusion.
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