Discussion topics included:
- The author's writing style & use of language.
- The historical accuracy of how the mid-west was portrayed during the late 1800's.
- The main characters (Antonia, Jim, etc...).
- What the author did not tell us and the questions left unanswered.
- And other interesting topics that came to people's minds while reading the novel!
For more information about Willa Cather's life and other books that may interest people who enjoyed reading "My Antonia", try these suggestions:
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- Willa Cather: The Road Is All - a recent PBS special (DVD) about Willa Cather.
- "Giants In The Earth" by Ole Edvart - one of our attendees was reminded of this novel while reading "My Antonia".
- "The Virginian" by Owen Wister
- "Barren Ground" by Ellen Glasgow
- "Yonnondio: From the Thirties" by Tillie Olsen
- "The Age of Innocence" by Edith Wharton
Please join us next month for our next meeting when we will discuss "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee! Stop by the circulation desk to pick up your copy today!