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1. Summarize in a paragraph how, according to shames, the frontier functions as a symbol of American consciousness. Shame believed that the frontier functions as a symbol of American consciousness. He claimed that American consciousness is “more is better” and “frontierism”. Shame use land and wealth as example to explain how American thinks more is better. People always want more land for building their houses and earn more money to support their spending. However, there were no many people can obtain that. Also, Shame said American’s expansion is unique. He compares with European and found difference. Therefore, Shame thought the frontier functions is a symbol of American consciousness. 2. What connections dose Shame make between America’s frontier history and consumer behavior? Shame said there were connection between America’s frontier history and consumer behavior. He thought the connection is greedy. American never
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Unformatted text preview: satisfied. If they have an egg, they want a chicken. This situation is similar to consumer behavior. American always wants to have more. For example, some people usually change their car even though the old one is still working. As we can see, more is better never change in America. 3. What significance does Goewey see in the names automaker give to SUVs? Goewey saw that the names automaker give to SUVs is so important. It will cause how much the sale volume they will have. Therefore, automakers usually give the names that can match SUVs image. According to paragraph 5, we can see most automakers named their SUVs, and it is directly evocative of Americas western frontier mythology. It is because that most people believe SUVs seem like explorer. Automakers believe that people who want to buy a SUV may like adventure. They just make a name that fit peoples favorite....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Ninabayer during the Fall '10 term at Edmonds Community College.

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