The regional novel is primarily focused on expressing the unique history and culture of a particular place. In the western regional novel, landscape, race, and economy play central roles.
Drawing from SPECIFIC examples from the text be prepared to answer the following:
The code in the modern western novel
The new western protagonist/antagonist
The role of physical structures in novels and films
The role of the town in novels and films
The role of the landscape in novels and films
Ambition in the new western