A Wagner Matinee Summary
Willa Cather

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A Wagner Matinee Overview

“A Wagner Matinee” is a short story by Willa Cather, first published in 1904. The story is narrated by Clark, a man who resides in Boston, Massachusetts. He is visited by his Aunt Georgiana, a woman who married and moved to rural Nebraska 30 year prior. Clark decides to take Georgiana to an orchestra concert, as she loves music but has limited access to it in rural Nebraska. The story explores themes of rural life, personal fulfillment, and the nature of change.

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