My Antonia

My Antonia


Willa Cather

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My Antonia: Book 2, Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

Jim says that the Cutters are disliked by nearly everyone in Black Hawk. Wick Cutter is a moneylender who preys on farmers, tricking them into accepting loans they can't afford. Cutter also constantly argues with his wife, Mrs. Cutter, a "terrifying" shrew of a woman.
Through his interactions with Peter and Pavel, Wick Cutter has shown a tendency to take advantage of immigrants like Ántonia.
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