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    The Role of the Landscape in American Literature

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    What role does the American landscape play in American literature? How is this different from or similar to other types of literature? Why is this important?

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    Since America was such a new country compared to others from which we typically read, such as England, the landscape served as a means to identify the area in which the setting was presented; in addition, that lands cape was intertwined with the history we know now of America. The actions within the texts that accompany the landscape also serve to show difference within our own culture within one country. Sense of place, as presented by Abrams (2003), ...

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    The role landscape plans in American literature is determined. How its different or similar to other types of literature is determined.