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My Ántonia

My Ántonia

by Willa Cather

Youth Quotes

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Quote #10

I thought my oration very good. It stated with fervour a great many things I had lately discovered. (2.13.19)

Jim's graduation oration is clearly a milestone in his growing up. It strikes us as odd that Cather chooses not to include the oration – and the things Jim has "discovered" – in the text.

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