The Three Sides Of Latour
Death Comes For The Archbishop by Willa Cather is a book about the life and adventures of Jean Marie Latour. As the book progresses, Latour takes on many titles such as Father, Bishop and ultimately Archbishop. Along his travels Latour comes upon characters, many of which are quite similar. There are those characters that Cather deliberately writes more about to catch the readers attention. These characters are Father Martinez, Father
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beliefs and tried to live as full of a life as he could. I also see pieces of what I want to be in Cather's characters. I hope that someday I will have the passion of Martinez, the determination of Vaillant and the closeness to the earth of Jacinto. I hope that one day I will be able to look upon my life as Latour did and say: “I shall die of having lived” (pg.267).