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  • House On Mars
    532 words
    Martian Chronicles The Martian Chronicles, written by Ray Bradbury, is about man's journey to Mars in 26 loosely connected stories. Each story tells a different perspective of the new frontier and Bradbury's view on humans. The book begins with Earth facing war and man sending rockets to Mars in search of a new life. After several failed expeditions men finally begins to live on Mars. The Martian race is known either to be extinct or living in the mountains because the chicken pox wiped out most...
  • Esperanza's Ideal House
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    Long has the image of the traditional American family been stamped into our minds. The image of a perfect family has been a staple for popular television shows and commercials hawking everything from luncheon meat to microwaveable TV dinners. It is a far reaching concept known by almost anyone living in the country, all over the world and people considering immigrating to the US. It is a fabricated dream, which does not truly exist. It is merely a false goal, striving to achieve this standard, a...
  • Analysis Of Ted Hughes The Minotaur And Robbing Myself
    850 words
    When you read the writings of Hughes in Birthday Letters there is a sense of the depth of the immense grieving and pain underlying each word and meaning. Disguised in his poetry, these reminiscing situations bring the story behind them to light in a maze of metaphors exposing the years of thoughts held back by a inner dam of media martyrdom and regrets in Hughes. In The Minotaur and Robbing Myself the poet reveals times and lives where he once lived along side his star crossed love, Sylvia Plath...
  • Old House
    657 words
    Home Sweet Home Everybody is put in this world without a choice. We don't have a choice of parents. We don't have a choice of what we are going to look like. We also can't choose the location we want to grow up in. We don't have a choice at all when we are born. People have to just take what they get and try to live with what they have. I personally didn't like the place I was raised, but I didn't have any choice. My first house I ever lived in wasn't a good one. Experiences I had living there w...
  • 30 Of Their Income Towards Housing Costs
    1,166 words
    A characteristic of man that separates him from the majority of the animal world is his organization of social and economic systems. Man, however, retains traits of his evolutionary ancestors in the form of self-preservation and greediness. While many political, economic, and social systems try to eradicate this form of natural selection, capitalism and related economic structures preserve social inequality in many forms. Historically, this preservation of financial inequality has achieved a hig...
  • Community And The Typical Suburbia Community
    641 words
    "Home Sweet Home" There are hundreds of people, young and old that live in my apartment complex and each of them have a different and unique story to share. My story is that I come from the typical middle-of -nowhere suburbia, where the grass is always green, and all of the houses look the same. In that community it is easy to become too comfortable, and forget that things aren't so "perfect" in the rest of the world. When my step-dad past away, we sold the house and moved into town changing the...
  • Building Of Dwelling Houses In Estonia
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    Building of Dwelling Houses in Estonia Not wanting to analyze the building of dwelling houses in Estonia inefficiently and seemingly scientifically (where would I have got competent statistics from), I simply try to express the thoughts which are connected with that topics somehow and have come into my mind. What kind of scientific analysis it could be or who should make it, if even the architectural critics seem not to manage with the simplest things. That reminds me an article in the EE some t...
  • Scene As Willy States
    576 words
    For Willy and Linda, life's accomplishments and sources of pleasure are simple. This statement gives an excellent judgment of their lives because they lead very average lives for the time, and any depth is ignored on their part. This little scene exemplifies this point by showing a focus in their lives, being the mortgage on the house. For twenty-five years Willy and Linda have been working to pay off their mortgage, and once they do that, they will attain a sense of freedom, or the "American Dr...
  • Bob's House
    344 words
    Once upon a time a kid named Bob who lived in Alaska was grounded by his Dad. His Dad decided he was going out to town with his friends. So he locked Bob in the house and left. Bob's house was deep in the woods and his Dad would probably be gone for more than a week. Young Bob sat around for a while after he successfully unlocked his Dad's closet he played Xbox until he became tired. He sat around and watched TV until it hit him. He was going to escape from his dad and go to his friend Shawn's h...
  • Shuttered House
    612 words
    A woman is sitting in her old, shuttered house. She knows she's alone in the world because every other living thing is dead. The doorbell rings. She answers the door to find nothing but the wind. She looks to the left, then to the right and back to the left. She has a puzzled look on her face. "What in the world is going on", she thinks to herself. Janet runs to the living room, picks up the phone and calls her sister. No answer. "A fluke", she thinks to herself. She dials her best friend, again...
  • Air Force
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    Creative Writing: My Grandfather My Grandfather, although he moved around a lot when he was a kid, grew up fairly well. He has lived in California, Texas, Wisconsin and many others. He traveled to many places because of his first career. Grandpa was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He lived there for the first three months of his life. He then moved to Texas where he lived in the suburbs of Dallas. He then moved to California and moved back to Texas to live with his grandparents for times when his ...
  • Invention Of Telephones And Radios
    350 words
    Over the year's technology have affected America's identity. It has been a simple life living without technology. However technology brought many positive things to America. Technology helped America to travel, trade, and gives the lasts news. Technology was good to America. Living without technology was difficult. It was harder to get new around America because technology was so low. It was harder for the families to talk to each other or to even meet, because technology was invented yet. Not u...
  • Daily Lives Of Slaves
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    From the Bible, we know that Paul was first Saul, also like Sethe, was a captive of his own demons. Paul is a tireless evangelist who proclaims a theology of salvation through faith: "For I am not ashamed of the gospel; it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who has faith, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed through faith for faith; as it is written, 'The one who is righteous will live by faith. Simple as it may seem, people really saw...
  • Kays House
    696 words
    Left Behind Our existence is but a bre if crack of light between two eternities of darkness -Vladimir Nabokov, 1947. Three years ago, my family and I moved to Erie, Michigan. Our old one story home was scooted up to a ranch style house built in the late 1960's. Kay Luis lived there. She was an older woman, around the age of fifty, who welcomed anyone into her heart. About three months ago, Kay died of leukemia. She left behind her house on Cambridge street in Trenton, Michigan. My grandparents, ...
  • Thatched Roof Houses
    529 words
    The traditional Korean house is heated by warm air or warm water which passes through hollow spaces or pipes under the floor. There's nothing better than coming home to a warm floor on a cold day. That's one of the reasons Koreans don't wear shoes in the house. In prehistoric times, people in the northern part of Korea lived in pit dwellings with straw roofs. In the south, they lived in houses built on stilts. These early people's lives centered around a stone fire pit. Their houses faced southe...
  • Southern Farmer
    669 words
    The Tribulations of Sharecrop Farmers Noticed in the early days of the twentieth century was the poor living standards of tenant farmers of the south. Over the years much research has been done to find what areas of life made up for this low standard. The focus of this compilation of research will be disease and poor housing. Presently, most people looking for a house want a clean environment in a well built home. From descriptions, tenant farmers might have had an upgrade to be able to live in ...
  • Affordable Housing And Access To Health Care
    1,261 words
    It is in the news everyday that poverty is getting worse in this country. Many Americans live below the poverty level and along with poverty, homelessness is soon to follow. People in this country due to limited resources are making the hard choice everyday. They are frequently unable to pay for housing, food, child care, health care, and education. In most families it is housing, which absorbs a high proportion of income. So when there is little money it is the housing that has to be abandoned....
  • Thesis Proposal Bahay Kubo Architecture
    386 words
    INTRODUCTION The way we live tells us who we are, so our homes are dead giveaways. We Filipinos are known around the world for our unconditional caring for our elders. This thesis, "REINVENTING EARLY FILIPINO TRADITIONAL HOUSES INTO A CONTEMPORARY FILIPINO RESIDENCE", is a tribute to our forefathers to somehow show them that their heritage is still alive and as well appreciated. And what better way to show them appreciation than to relive their work in the past and incorporate it in the future. ...
  • Conditions In The Early 19th Century Towns
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    Within the working class areas of industrial towns such as Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool living conditions were very bad indeed in the early 19th century. Poor living conditions were due to insufficient planning, bad housing, poor sewerage disposal, inadequate water supplies, and diseases. Bad planning led to poor living conditions in towns in the early 19th century because of a rapid growth in industrialisation. Local authorities had very little employers and experienced employers and so...
  • Their Lives In Shame And Embarrassment
    588 words
    Have you ever stopped to think about how much people take advantage of their lifestyle? I can I honestly say it wasn't really something I had thought about, except on Thanksgiving and watching those t. vs. commercials about starving children in third world countries. It was when I read "Shame" by Dick Gregory and "On the Meaning of Plumbing and Poverty" by Melanie Sheller. These two selections are stories about what life is like growing up in poverty in a country that was mostly wealthy. Despite...

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