My Antonia - New/Old World (Coming of age (Antonia getting pregnant, Jim…
My Antonia - New/Old World
ii. Otto Fuchs
iii. Antonia 'like man' 'boots'
Gentle, Civilised (clothes) -class (Violin) Cultured.
-'Get husbands' - 'Get land' sharp. fierce.
-Peter/Pavel Wolves/Wedding (shame)
-Lena Sweden - 'rags' (economic)
Put down roots in the
- build wealth/inheritence
Mrs. Shimerda - broken
death of old world? Death of traditions. Importance of youthful Strength
Ole/Crazy Mary (Lena)
? of her own beauty but she rises above it
Coming of age
Antonia getting pregnant
Jim murders innocent snake
Made observant by coming of a tender age from an old country, to a new
Freedom to choose to dance
Lena/Tiny 'hired girls'
Jim = nostalgia
Antonia's father's boots
'like a man'
-Similar to Ole but different