American scholar James E. Miller, Jr. once wrote, “My Antonia is, I believe, a commentary on the American experience, the American dream, and the
What do you think Cather is saying about the American Dream? How and why do you believe this is so? Choose at least three characters and/or stories to
exemplify your claims. Don’t forget to include a few direct quotes from the novel.
Include a Work(s) Cited page at the conclusion of the essay
Cather, Willa. My Ántonia. Mineola, NY: Dover, 1994