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  • E 1027 House
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    When one talks or thinks of architecture, or the architects, there is a great gender gap, and due to these gaps, some women do not acquire the acknowledgement that is rightfully theirs. As one of the finest architects, designers, and artist of the 20th century, Eileen Gray was and still has not been given any attention as a serious designer / architect, unlike her counter parts, Le Corbusier, De Still, Mies van der Rohe, or Frank Lloyd Wright. Eileen Gray spent most of her designing life in Fran...
  • Discrimination Cases Against Waffle House
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    Waffle House: Pop Culture Icon Waffle House remains cemented in pop culture as a place where one can enjoy a meal with friends at any hour. This image of a fun, all night hangout has recently been tarnished by multiple allegations of racism on the part of both customers and employees. Our group feels the best way to combat this negative association between the restaurant and discrimination would be for Waffle House to become positively involved in charities to support historically African Americ...
  • My Dream House
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    Creative Writing: 'My House " by: Jeff As I approach the island on which my dream house awaits, I catch a quick glimpse of it. It is huge, and is the most noticeable building in the area. My private plane lands on the air strip next to the house. I get out of the plane and start my journey through a heavily wooded path leading to my dream house. I walk with anxiety toward the house at which I will spend the rest of my life. All around me lie the most beautiful trees and plants you have ever seen...
  • Same Time Judge Jaffrey Pyncheon Visits Hepzibah
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    THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN GABLES The story begins as Nathaniel Hawthorne lays down the setting and describes the house of the seven-gables and the story of its creation. The house is old and overrun by moss weeds and bushes, but the greatest aspect is the gigantic tree in the front of the house that seems to grow in size as it feeds off the misery of the inhabitants and the decay of the house. The very land that the house was built on was stolen from Matthew Moule. Since Colonel Pyncheon liked the ...
  • Obsession Of Eleanor And Hill House
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    The Haunting of Hill House The Haunting of Hill House is considered a classic to many people. It has a certain sense of feeling missing from today's novels. The Haunting of Hill House has suspense, horror, a little bit of romance, and an ending that will leave you thinking for days. Shirley Jackson is well known for her twisted work. At the beginning of the book, you our introduced to a character that has a major impact on all of its "guests". Hill House. "Hill House, not sane, stood by itself a...
  • Irony And Stream Of Consciousness Virginia Woolf
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    A Haunted House: Treasures of Life The short story 'A Haunted House' is story with meaning, by portraying to us the treasure of life. When two ghosts are searching through their old house, looking for their 'Treasure', the treasure or meaning is revealed to us. The joy and love shared between two people is the treasure, the treasure of life. By using irony and stream of consciousness Virginia Woolf is able to reveal the meaning of the story. Virginia Woolf uses a style called the 'Stream of Cons...
  • Building A House Framing The Process
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    Building A House The process of building a house is a very complex and difficult task. In the following paragraphs, I will be explaining the many different steps that are required to build a house. The first thing in building a house is selecting a lot and lot preparation. The land has to be cleared of trees and brush and graded to ensure a level building area. This process is usually called excavating and grading. This is usually a very fast process but can be costly depending on the job. Also ...
  • Downfall Of The Wang House
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    In the book The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck, the fall of the House of Hwang and the rise of the Wang family was shown. The story completed a "circle of life", with Wang being the center of the circle. While Wang at first was intimidated, he also looked down on the House of Hwang, he soon found that when his family became rich, his house fell onto some of the same "curses". In both houses, a lack of love for the land was highly noticeable (except for Wang Lung), opium was used, slaves were bought...
  • Wang Lung Tires Of O Lan
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    In The Good Earth, Pearl Buck describes the lifestyle and customs of the Chinese through the character of Wang Lung. She also shows the rise of a simple peasant to the enviable position of a wealthy landowner. At the beginning of the novel, Wang Lung, a poor farmer, is ready to marry O-Lan, a slave who is purchased from the great house of Hwang. She is a sturdy, silent woman who has immense resourcefulness. She is Wang Lung's helpmate throughout the book. Wang Lung and O-Lan, in the span of a fe...
  • Hill House
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    THE HAUNTING ON HILL HOUSE By: Shirley Jackson Eleanor Vance has always been a loner shy, defenseless, and angrily resentful of the 11 years she lost while nursing her dying mother. She had spent so long alone, with no one to love, never had a real home and without any happiness in her life. Eleanor has always sensed that one day something big would happen, and one day it does. She receives an unusual invitation from Dr. John Montague, a man fascinated by 'supernatural manifestations. ' He had b...
  • Section 8 Program
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    Interests are rising in Orange County on the issue of state and federal housing agencies. There is a big demand for Section 8 housing. There has been discussion of possible plans for housing aid to go to those who qualify. Section 8 is a program that provides rental insurance. It's main objective is to help low-income families. The federal Department of Housing and Development has been pressuring Congress to approve President Clinton's proposed 28 million dollar HUD budget for the next year. If ...
  • Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes
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    Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes or Scam On January 28, 1999, Wisconsin Attorney General James Doyle filed a civil lawsuit against one of the largest sweepstakes promoters in the country, Publishers Clearing House for "allegedly making fraudulent representations" or using deceptive advertising. According to the complaint, "Publishers clearing house is charged with misrepresenting: that consumers have won or will win a large cash prize in the company's sweepstakes; that consumers will improv...
  • Only Person Besides Mrs Drover
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    In Elizabeth Bowen's short story "The Demon Lover" Mrs. Drover is being haunted by her dead lover who has returned from the dead in a supernatural form. There are many facts in the story to support this theory. The author indirectly describes the house to be somewhat haunted. She says as well that the surrounding houses are all unoccupied which implying that Mrs. Drover's house may be haunted. There are other factors to support the idea of the supernatural. A letter that is waiting on a table in...
  • Plaza In Front Of The Cacique's House
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    DRAFT The towns and houses of the Tainos Indians were built in an irregular manner and without streets, aside from the plaza in front of the cacique's house (cacique is the king o the tribe). The houses of a town stood on separate platforms and not merely on their own piles. Also the horizontal beams of the platform rested on the usual Indian forked piles. When Columbus visited another town in his second voyage of a very strange sort, it was situated on a bay of the West Coast of Puerto Rico tha...
  • Houses And Nature
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    Suzanne Juhasz The enclosure experienced in the place of the mind, an enclosure that can mean confinement and internal strife, is established with an architectural vocabulary. Yet those same windows and doors can as well outline the spaciousness that only the imagination can create, reminding us once again of the power that is derived from the cultivation of consciousness... At first glance this poem may appear not to be about the mind; because although the place where the speaker lives, Possibi...
  • Poor Old House
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    Silent Was The House Silence was my companion as I walked along the lonely, dirt road. It was a dry, hot, summer's day, I could hear my footsteps and I could see the dust rise up at my feet with each step I took. I could see that it had been a long time since anyone used this particular road. As I followed the road I discovered it led to an old abandoned house. I couldn't help but stop for a few minutes and take in the details of the massive, strange shaped house. I noticed, it had been a long t...
  • Demand Curve Shifts And House Prices
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    Economist points out that investors have turned away from the stock market to investing in bigger houses or second homes to let. This is so, because the housing market offers higher profits than the stock market. While in the past house and share prices moved in the same direction, recently, this relationship has been reversed with equities falling and house prices rising. The authors are concerned that the demand curve for houses shifted too far. Once share prices recover and investors expect r...
  • Thomas's Mom O Mr Small
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    House of Dies Drear book report By Ryan Clark Characters o Thomas- Mr. Small's son o Mr. Pluto- helps clean the House of Dies Drear and is Thomas's neighbor o Mrs. Small- Thomas's mom o Mr. Small- Thomas's dad; owner of the House of Dies Drear o D arrows- neighbor of Mr. Pluto and the Smalls Setting This story took place in the past in March. The story mostly takes place at the House of Dies Drear. The house was in Ohio. The house is an old slave hideout when they were on the run away from slave...
  • Amittyville House
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    The book that I chose to do my report on was called "The Amittyville Horror. ' This book was a horror story and a true story. It took place in Amittyville, New York. This story was about a family whom were looking to buy a house and one that would fit their interests. On one day they discovered the house that caught their interest. It was the Amittyville house. The only problem they had with this house was the fact that years earlier a teenage boy murdered his entire family and himself. What cau...
  • Clifford And Hepzibah
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    Analysis Of The Train Ride In The Analysis Of The Train Ride In The House Of Seven G email: Analysis of the train ride in The House Of SEven Gables Paper #1- The Train Ride In the famous nineteenth century Romance novel, The House of the Seven Gables, Hawthorne centers his entire book on an extremely odd and small seventeenth century country home. The book begins by giving the reader background information on the house and the two families involved-the Pyncheons and the Males. However, Hawthorne...

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