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Willa Cather Accomplishments

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Willa Cather reached the age of 74 when she passed in her New York home. She died of a cerebral hemorrhage on the 24th of April in 1947. It is believed that she did not recover from a previous surgery (“Cather, Willa Sibert” 180). Cather’s last collection of short stories, The Old Beauty and Others, were published in 1948, a year after her death. She wrote about her regrets of the wrongs she committed (“Willa Sibert Cather”). Willa Cather was born into an unlucky time. For half her life, she had few rights. She had to live through the Great Depression and World War I. Despite all of this, she was able to press on and do what she loved. She was able to express herself throughout her novels.
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