Willa Cather

Start Your Free Trial

I would like general information about My Mortal Enemy by Willa Cather.

Expert Answers info

Hollis Sanders eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2019

write887 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, History, and Social Sciences

My Mortal Enemy is the eighth novel by Willa Cather and was published in 1926. It is often considered to be Cather's darkest work and revolves around the disillusion of the notion of marital bliss. The story revolves around Mrya Henshawe, a woman who wonders if she has made the right decisions in life. As she spends the holidays in New York City, she sees acquaintances from the past that put her in a depressed mood.

Myra made the bold choice in her youth to marry for love and, in doing so,...

(The entire section contains 2 answers and 266 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now


check Approved by eNotes Editorial

Karen P.L. Hardison eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2009

write5,918 answers

starTop subjects are Literature, Social Sciences, and Business

check Approved by eNotes Editorial