The importance of Pocahontas myth in the american culture


Robert S. Tilton, “Postscript,” in Pocahontas: The Evolution of an American Narrative (New York: Cambridge University Press: 176-186, 223-226.)

Christian Feest, “Pride and Prejudice: The Pocahontas Myth and the Pamunkey,”in James Clifton, ed., The Invented Indian: Cultural Fictions and Governmental

Policies (New Brunswick: Transaction Publishing, 1990): 49-70. Paul Heike: The Myths that Made America. An Introduction to American studies. Verlag University Press, 2014 (chapter 2, 3)

Rodgers, Daniel. American Exceptionalism Revisited. Raritan 24.2 (2004):

Write an essay. Choose an American Myth(Pocahontas myth) , explore its manifold meanings and show how it contributed to the shaping of American culture (in film, fiction, living practices etc)

The essay should be about 2000 words. To make up the essay, choose your bibliography. Please know that your ability to read, integrate the sources with academic integrity and offer your own insight will ensure a high grade. Also style your essay according to MLA

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