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The Western was born from the early short films of Thomas Edison. o True Some historians claim that the mythical West portrayed on film never actually existed in real life as it appears on screen. o True The commercialization of the West as entertainment began with... o Dime novels of the 1860s. In archtypical Westerns the hero is often pitted against a foe who resembles himself in terms of appearance and chartacter. o True According to Jim Kitses's structural analysis of the Western, civilization and the wilderness have many of the same values. o False A common theme for women portrayed in Westerns is the transition from Eastern city culture to

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