According to David Laderman the road film focuses on a journey that requires hardship while voyaging through expansion and imperialism (Laderman, 41). Laderman describes that road films have characters that face ‘manifest destiny’. 280 more words
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Sometimes it seems a though the more things change the more they stay the same.
Case in point the Badger Two Medicine site, yet another looming battle to address a wrong, reclaim possession, and protect what is a sacred site to the Blackfeet nation and by extension to all the nations. 250 more words
It’s another too fast issue of Manifest Destiny. Or maybe it’s just how Dingess uses the cliffhanger. He’s actually doing character development, both in scene and through the journal narration device, but it doesn’t get to go anywhere because the last few pages are all setting up the cliffhanger. 121 more words