Mrs. Emmaline Burden
This character runs an orderly, proper household. This character is contemptuous of Mrs. Shimerda's gift of dried mushrooms, declaring "I shouldn't want to eat anything that had been shut up for months with old clothes and goose pillows." This character worries that people will say she has not brought Jim up correctly because he dances with the country girls.
This is the name that Jim uses for the character who is his female guardian.
This is the name that Jim uses for the character who is his male guardian.
This character is the narrator. This character comes to Nebraska at about the same age and time that Cather moved west with her family and lives on a farm for a time with his grandparents just as Cather did. Although sensitive, dreamy, and somewhat alienated, this character is also conventional...
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