TheWilla Cather Archive
The Willa Cather Archive is an ambitious endeavor to create a rich, useful, and widely accessible site for the study of Willa Cather's life and writings.
The Willa Cather Scholarly Edition
The very day after I learned that I was the laureate for literature for 1983 I drove into a country town and parked my car where I should not. I only left the car for a few minutes but when I came back there was a ticket taped to the window. A traffic warden, a lady of a minatory aspect, stood by the car. She pointed to a notice on the wall. "Can't you read?" she said. Sheepishly I got into my car and drove very slowly round the corner. There on the pavement I saw two county policemen.
"invent"依 inventio (Latin) 修辭學義，強調再度發現，或過去成果之重新組合；而"invention"為浪漫用法，表示從草稿中創造出某東西，即某人從已知的歷史和社會事實設想出更好的情形。