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He hated the schools bare floors and cracked walls. How unhappy Paul might be in school is also noticeable by the freedom he feels when he goes to the theatre. For example, he enjoys a symphony concert not so much for the music, but for the atmosphere: He moved about nervously until the boy returned, putting away his new linen and fingering it delightedly as he did so.

His smile never left his face, but his fingers shook as he touched the flower on his coat. He rose and moved about with a painful effort, succumbing now and again to attacks of nausea. Paul stopped short before the door.

He was clerk to one of the magnates of a great steel corporation, and was looked upon in Cordelia Street as a young man with a future. Matters went steadily worse with Paul at school. Here is Kay Gallant with part one of the story. Paul left the house with his school books under his arm.

All the houses on Cordelia Street were exactly alike. He turned away from his dull teachers in their plain clothes. While Paul longs to be wealthy, cultivated, and powerful, he lacks the stamina and ambition to attempt to change his condition. He buys an expensive wardrobe, rents a room at the Waldorf-Astoria Hoteland walks around the city.

'Paul's Case,' by Willa Cather, Part One

Soon he was walking down the street where he lived. Then he would announce that he was going away to Europe or to California, or to Egypt for a while.

I happen to know that he was born in Colorado, only a few months before his mother died out there of a long illness. He felt that he could not be accosted by his father to-night, that he could not toss again on that miserable bed. Soon he was walking down the street where he lived.

He visits with them, getting to know her sons especially.

Paul's Case

Now it's your turn. The music seemed to free something in Pauls spirit.

Paul's Case Summary

"Paul’s Case: A Study in Temperament" is a short story by Willa Cather that was first published in PAUL'S CASE A STUDY IN TEMPERAMENT BY They agreed with the faculty and with his father that Paul's was a bad case. II. The Willa Cather Archive is freely distributed by the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

My Ántonia (/ ˈ æ n t ə n i ə / AN-tə-nee-ə) is a novel published in by American writer Willa Cather, considered one of her best is the final book of her "prairie trilogy" of novels, preceded by O Pioneers!

and The Song of the Lark.


The novel tells the stories of an orphaned boy from Virginia, Jim Burden, and the elder daughter in a family of Bohemian immigrants, Ántonia. The troll garden [Willa Cather] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

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Yes, I do, and I love. In Paul’s Case by Willa Cather we have the theme of hostility, respect, freedom, escape, corruption, determination and commitment. Taken from her The Troll Garden collection the story is narrated in the third person by an unnamed narrator and from the beginning of the story the reader realises that Cather may be exploring the theme of hostility.

Paul s case by willa cather an
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