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Romanticism and the Story of the American Old West

The influences of Romanticism on the chronicling and the mythologizing of the American Old West.

In your own words, discuss the ways in which the stories and myths of American expansionism?captured in literature as well as in paintings, photographs, and films?illustrate the influences of "the Romantic spirit."

What are some of the artistic links among the Romantic landscape painters of both Europe and America

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Please allow my notes and links to help. As you explain the influences of Romanticism on the chronicling and the mythologizing of the American Old West, you might notice some strong artistic links among the Romantic landscape painters of both Europe and America:

First of all, in terms of themes and links, you might assess that both European and American styles relied heavily upon ...

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Romanticism and the Story of the American Old West are featured in the solution using research to illustrate. Specific examples are included such as 'Raft of Medusa' and Cole's wilderness landscape painting.

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