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
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