Through the principal characters Cather shows how people tend to feel nostalgic as progress occurs.
The Thesis is “Willa Cather suggests that progress does not always have a positive effect on the working class society of the 1800’s. As in the characters of My Antonia often nostalgia is what people tend to return to feel happy.
There needs to be an introduction paragraph followed by 4 paragraph.
Paragraph 1 needs to support this topic sentence” Through the principal characters Cather shows how people tend to feel nostalgic as progress occurs.
Paragraph 2 needs to support this topic sentence “ As the characters become nostalgic they draw away from their lives in an unhealthy manner
Paragraph 3 As the characters isolate themselves from reality they fall into a place of darkness
Paragraph 4 When people finally reach that threshold of longing and darkness they reunite with their past.
each of the 4 paragraphs requires 3-4 quotes
There also needs to be a closing paragraph