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  • Frank Lloyd Wright Accomplishments

    Frank Lloyd Wright More than any other modern architect, Frank Lloyd Wright is considered the master of the beautiful building. The pinnacle of Frank Lloyd Wright’s work is the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Wright was first known for his designs of houses and the allure of his living spaces is as compelling today, as it was when they were first created. Frank Lloyd Wright embraced modernism, but he brought it back to nature, he introduced the organic concept, and his houses seem to draw out…

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  • Fallingwater Vs Crystal House

    different buildings more than 100 years apart in architecture. These buildings have both made it through history of architecture by two famous architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Joseph Paxton. Their buildings display their sensitiveness to the natural environment. Also, how the compromises of these two buildings were based on their materials. Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater, 1936, concrete, steel and stone, 5,330 square ft . This building is fascinating, the way Wright made the plans for…

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  • Analysis: A Jury Of Her Peers

    The first two paragraphs of the short story written by Susan Glaspell, “A Jury of Her Peers” presents Martha Hale’s, neighbor of Mrs. Wright who is the prime suspect of Mr. Wright is death, routine as a woman and her overall thought process. Mrs. Hale left her kitchen “in no shape for leaving” (490) indicating that she is a person of neatness; no job is to be left unfinished and high importance is attached to women keeping a “proper” household. In addition, the time period is in the early…

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  • Cross-Cultural Differences In Sex, Lies And Conversation By John Tannen

    In “Sex, Lies and Conversation”, Tannen explains three cross-cultural differences men and women encounter when trying to communicate with each other. The first main reason is basically how men and women have different ways of listening and communicating. Men have one form that women usually interpret as not listening, and women have another form that men interpret as interruption during a conversation. The second reason, discuses the different responses the opposite gender give to one another…

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  • Organic Architecture: Organic Architecture

    Is It Organic Architecture, or Not? Years ago, I was traveling out in western America and I discovered something truly remarkable. It was the buildings; they had aesthetics that blended in with their environment and landscape around them, appearing as if they were part of the desert (environment) themselves. Stone and marble rock garnered the front exteriors, much similar to the ones laying on the ground. The exterior walls had tan or brown stucco, giving the feel of the western desert. Then,…

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright's Influence On Architecture

    Frank Lloyd Wright During his life, Frank Lloyd Wright designed and produced as many as six hundred buildings (“Frank Lloyd Wright”). Among these, some of his most influential works were made during the 1920s. These works included new, innovative buildings and styles that would mark the turning point between old and modern architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright’s works in the 1920s greatly influenced architecture to come. Frank Lloyd Wright’s early life was essential to him becoming a famous architect…

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  • Trifles By Susan Glaspell Symbolism

    4.) In Susan Glaspell’s “trifles” Mr. hale is giving a statement about what he witnessed after showing up to Minnie wrights home the day Mr. Wright was murdered. He talks about Minnie wright as almost careless about her husband’s death. She seemed antsy and a bit nervous but she had a way about her that showed she wasn’t too torn up about his passing.Mr hale did not really know how to interpret her reaction. He seemed confused or unsure about whether or not she was upset or happy that her…

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  • Juvenile Fantasy In Dorothy Must Die By Danielle Paige

    For my book talk, I read Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige, which falls under juvenile fantasy. The story begins in Mission, Kansas, and is later moved to the world of Oz by a tornado. This transportation is much like the one that Dorothy goes through in the famous movie, The Wizard of Oz. Oz, however, is not as it used to be. The author wrote, “My head was swimming. If this was a fantasy, it was a strange one: this wasn’t the Oz that I had read about or seen in the movie. It was as if someone…

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  • Gender In Susan Glaspell's Trifles

    Published in 1916, Susan Glaspell’s one-act play, Trifles, describes the investigation of Mrs. Wright, a farmer’s wife who is in jail because she was accused of murdering her husband, but had no apparent motive for murder. While searching for evidence at her house, three men look for obvious facts and motives, but are unsuccessful. On the other hand, two women, Mrs. Peters and Mrs. Hale, pay close attention to trifles and reveal many secrets about the Wright family, but decide to keep them a…

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  • Analysis Of David Lewis 'Knowledge Argument'

    One of the main points of the Knowledge Argument is that one can have all of the physical information without having all of the information there is to have. Frank Jackson believes that this applies to any of the senses, such as sight, “taste, hearing, the bodily sensations and generally speaking for the various mental states which are said to have (as it is variously put) raw feels, phenomenal features or qualia” (130). To support this argument he gave examples of a man named Fred who could see…

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