American writers like Henry W. Longfellow, George W. Cable and Ernest Gaines are some of the most recognized Cajun writers. However, these writers are not known for their accurate account of the Cajun culture. Cable was one of the only writer to visit Cajun Country. He gathered his information for his book, Bonaventure: A Prose Pastoral of Acadian Louisiana, through the Cajuns’ love of music. He portrays them as uneducated, simple and very religious. In his book, he does describe the differences in societal classes, Cajuns and Creoles. Creoles were considered the more educated and refined of the two cultures.

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