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  • Eula Biss Analysis

    back home and his father demanded him to stay in Chicago. On the other hand, according to Biss, she didn’t seem to mind the fact that she had to leave her old home and go live in Chicago. This part of Chicago that Biss and her husband moved to was once known as “No-Man’s-Land.” She was hired to teach at the university in Evanston which is in proximity to the neighborhood of Rogers Park. Since Rogers Park had such a reputation of violence within it, as soon as she moved there she was warned by quite a few people that Rogers Park was not the best of places to live in. Her mother especially warned her that “she had heard from someone that the neighborhood [her daughter] was moving to might not be safe, that there were gangs there.” Biss didn’t want to hear any of it so she chose to accept her decision in moving out to Rogers Park. As you can see, Hemon didn’t have any say when it came to leaving his home in Sarajevo. Because of the war that arose while he was away in Chicago, his only option was to remain in Chicago in search of a place he could call home. In Biss’s situation, she chose to move to Rogers Park because she was hired to teach at the university in Evanston even though people she knew warned her otherwise. In conclusion, Both Aleksandar Hemon and Eula Biss both argue that having a sense of belongingness to a community is important for people to feel, and I agree with that because having a place to call home can make someone feel like they are a part of something and…

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  • Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival

    The 30th Annual Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival, which was located on Evanston’s lakefront, was eventful for me last weekend. There were many ongoing activities such as family craft activities, international cuisine, and live music by several performers. I got to experience the diversity of arts and culture from all over the world. I went there mainly to listen to one of the music performers named, Saraswathi Ranganathan, along with her ensemble of Raga Blues that consisted of guests that included…

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  • Personal Narrative: A City Like Evanston

    A city like Evanston has unprecedented opportunities. Its energy resonates to what I feel when I walk to through the streets of New York City. It is truly home away from home in my mind. But, the best part about the city is that people will not curse you out when you try to get ahead of them if they are walking too slow, or intimidate you if they don’t like the way you are acting. New Yorkers have a knack for all of this. Also how can I forget that it won’t have that constant aroma that NYC…

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  • Totalitarianism In 1948 By George Orwell

    The sexaul act sucessfully performed, was rebellion. Desire was thought crime”(Orwell, George. 1984. Evanston, IL: Mcdougal Littell, 1998 Pg.16). In the book it talks about how all females are propagandized by Big Brother. Julia talks to Winston about how she was on the entry level anti- relations league, but she still encountered in sexual acts with people in her party. Winston and Julia being to have an intimate relationship, and he is jovial about learning about the unconventional measures…

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  • Annotated Bibliography: 'Modern World History Patterns Of Interaction'

    Annotated Bibliography Beck, Roger B., and Linda Black. McDougal Littell Modern World History: Patterns of Interaction Evanston, IL: McDougal Littell, 2003. Print. The Textbook by Roger B. Beck and Linda Black, describes how China became more modern after the death of Mao and Zhao had past away. This is also about the time that the communist party had taken over China and started to arrest people from the Cultural Revolution. Roger B Beck, and Linda Black are both writers of the “Modern World…

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  • Gladiators: Roman Entertainment

    For years Roman entertainment has fascinated historians. Gladiators were one form of entertainment. The Romans liked gladiators because they liked seeing blood, it gave them hope, and they liked to celebrate a champion. The entertainment of the people was the first priority, the gladiator’s lives not so much. The biggest population of gladiators were slaves, prisoners of war or criminals (Watkins 9). The gladiators were taught to fight with a short sword and shield. Others used a net and a…

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  • The Hidden Lives Of Manuscriptss By Ronald W. Galinels

    church might hold a different perspective in comparison to another church, at the same time, Galindo mentions that churches like to pay attention to what the culture around them, in other churches is. (16) This is to encourage a feeling that is deprived of any threat. I am reminded of my Field Site, the Evanston Vineyard Church which is a non-denominational church. This church focuses on hospitality, welcome, pastoral care, hospital visits, small groups, prayer teams, Harvest Food Pantry, free…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Apple's Ios 8 Operating System

    In June, a father of six was shot dead on a Monday afternoon in Evanston, Ill., a suburb 10 miles north of Chicago. The Evanston police believe that the victim, Ray C. Owens, had also been robbed. There were no witnesses to his killing, and no surveillance footage either. With a killer on the loose and few leads at their disposal, investigators in Cook County, which includes Evanston, were encouraged when they found two smartphones alongside the body of the deceased: an iPhone 6 running on…

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  • Northwestern Observation

    Northwestern has been where I have grown up and I have been instantly connected to it because of the positive environment that students put out every day. I am part of a family of Northwestern graduates, my grandfather with his PhD, my dad with his Masters, and my brother as an undergraduate student. From them, I have learned what it really means to be part of the Northwestern family and the importance to have a Northwestern diploma. The feeling of being part of the Northwestern family is my…

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  • Moral Issues In To Kill A Mockingbird

    There is nothing irregular or inessential in Mockingbird’s plot; the narrative is straight to the point. It has, however, a wonderfully Southern poetic movement that is light and airy, as if the novel were bestowed with a sense of permanent summer. The words are crisp with regional humor, and the Copyright 2012 Ignatius V Aloysius | Evanston, Illinois USA | www.trueideas.net | ignatiusaloysius.com storytelling is unembellished and spared of excessive rambling, as it measures forward, step by…

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