american west

american west

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In what ways does John Wayne’s character, Ethan posses the attributes of the American Adam myth? In what ways does Ethan, illustrate that the Western hero has no place in civilization? What role does male camaraderie play in The Searchers as compared to The Magnificent Seven or High Noon. Lastly, how is the captivity of Debbie portrayed in comparison to the captivity narrative reading for this week? the two movies I watched for this was the searchers (1956 and magnificent seven(1960) the reading is http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=moa;idno=ABB5283.0001.001 pages 19-45 the American adam myth is a typical cowboy you can also search up the movies on wikipidea to get an idea of what the movies are about. this class is about the American west and the west in the cowboy era