Leaving Cheyenne Themes

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Tradition and Propriety

Gid Fry in "Leaving Cheyenne" represents a man of traditional principles. His domineering father, Adam, taught him what it meant to work hard and the importance of knowing every aspect of the farming and ranching required to run a successful operation. Although he rebelled against his father at times, Gid was very much like Adam. He was a hard worker, careful with his money and ambitious in that he wanted to expand the size of his property and increase his income.

Gid also had traditional values when it came to societal issues. He was deeply in love with Molly Taylor his entire life. But she was like a butterfly flitting from one man to another and didn't land on him when she decided it was time to marry. Following in his father's footsteps, Gid felt he should marry and have children. Children are needed when there...

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