Category: Realism

Review: O Pioneers! by Willa Cather

O Pioneers! by Willa Cather Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 2 What can I say about Willa Cather?  Not enough, certainly.  She is known as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, chronicler of American Pioneer life, and for good reason. … Continue Reading “Review: O Pioneers! by Willa Cather”

Review: A Lost Lady by Willa Cather

Book Review Template Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 36 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) “If her image flashed into his mind, it came with a brightness of dark eyes, her pale triangular cheeks with long earrings,… Continue Reading “Review: A Lost Lady by Willa Cather”

Review: Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser Final Verdict: 3.75 out of 4.0 YTD: 33 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie is perhaps the perfect example of American Naturalism.  In it, a small-town Wisconsin girl, Carrie Meeber, moves… Continue Reading “Review: Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser”

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