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Unformatted text preview: How has the myth of the frontier left its mark on modern thinking about America? What is the legacy of the West? 2) Compare Turner's notion of the "primitive" with the "savage." While recognizing that Turner's text is a product of its time, how do we speak to its nationalist, imperialist, and rat assumptions? 3) Define Turner's notion of progress. What are the cultural and environmental losses and compromises that are the result of industrialism?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course ENGLISH 100 taught by Professor Sarah during the Spring '07 term at California State University Los Angeles .
- Spring '07