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  • Descriptive Essay: Welcome To New York

    “Welcome to New York,” was all it took for me to wake me from my four hour and a half nap. I readjusted in my seat to look out the large window that my head had just been resting only to observe grimy white subway tiles and cracked gray concrete. Quickly, I realized that we were driving through the Lincoln Tunnel that connects New Jersey to New York City. The small, hazy, yellow lights that filled the tunnel bounced off the red velour bus seats, creating strange patterns; I held my breathe, waiting for the tunnel to end. As we exited the tunnel, every bus window was filled with a different collection of skyscrapers, so tall that even if you tilted your head you could not see the top of them from your window. My heart instantly swelled with…

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  • Analysis Of New Brutalism By Reyner Banham

    Jennifer Taylor made one of the first historical accounts in 1972 in the book Australian Architecture Since 1960 under the chapter title The rational and the Robust. Taylor traced Brutalism through Le Corbusier, The Smithsons and then America and Japan, attributing The Hale School Memorial Hall in Perth by Marshall Clifton & Anthony Brand as the first building in Australia to exhibit a brutalist sensibility. Taylor says on the one hand Brutalism in Australia was deeply based on ethical…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To New York

    seemingly dreadful. The thought that I was traveling to New York gave me an unexplainable amount of excitement and I did not give a care in the world that I would be spending 26 hours in the same seat, on the same bus, with the same people in my eighth grade junior high class, because I was going to New York. Although I am now junior, I still remember each moment spent from the time I left Iowa, to the time I returned a week later. I believe that traveling to a place outside the streets of my…

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  • Jazz Compare And Contrast Essay

    Jazz Compare and Contrast Jazz was the music of the 20’s people who listened to it back then were considered rebels. The artists that really got the ball rolling with this new sound was Jelly Roll Morton, Joe King Oliver, Sidney Bichet, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington. These men changed the way people looked at music for ever. They come from different backgrounds but impact the music world in a long lasting way, which leads to their own situations by the end of their careers. These artists…

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  • Literary Modernism In The 1920's

    to work and college.13 Women were granted the right to vote in 1920 with the 19th amendment, which gave women all over America more confidence. Women were famous in the twenties for being flappers, young women that would flaunt her freedom in manner and dress.14 Women of the twenties often emphasized on their freedom to do what they want, and in some ways, people believe that this is the reason that some women were very wild in the twenties. Along with the youth and women of the twenties,…

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  • Life In The 1920s Essay

    States after World War 1, they found themselves in a placed changed by the war. Many chances took place during this time period. Africans Americans started to move to cities in the north, women fought for their right to vote, nativists and the KKK developed hatred towards immigrants. It was also a time of inventions and economical prosperity. The 1920s were a time of chance, often referred to as the “Roaring 20s”,”Th jazz age” and “The age of Paranoia”. The Roaring twenties was a time…

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  • Temphis Music History

    When thinking of Memphis, most people think Rock n Roll and the Blues, but our music history is much deeper than that. Memphis has a far rooted music history and we should take a look from the beginning. Music has been a huge part of this city since it started. Memphis’ has long been shaped by its music history so let’s take a stroll through Memphis and its music history. The city of Memphis was founded on May 22, 1819. It didn’t take long before the first Memphis brass band was created.…

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  • How To Write An Essay About Thanksgiving Day

    During the holidays New York City is one of the most breathtaking places to visit. There is something for everyone to see and experience. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve the city is charged with the bustle and excitement of the holiday season. The festivities extend from Rockefeller center to Manhattan to New Jersey. Which means a lot of traffic, dreary taxi rides, crowded subway cars, or a sea of tourists and locals walking briskly to reach their destination. Must – See Events The Macy’s…

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  • The Great Gatsby Argumentative Essay

    A new era was brought upon many people around the world and soon became known as the Roaring 20s, which lasted for nine years between 1920 to 1929.The Roaring 20s was a time where many major cities all around the world sustained an economic prosperity. This created a distinct cultural edge in the metropolises where it soon became an age-changing decade. Roaring 20s is an indicator of political change, as well as dramatic social revolution. The United States of America’s total wealth increased…

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  • Sing Singing Goodman

    The piece of music that this paper will focus on is “Sing Sing Sing” by Benny Goodman. “Sing Sing Sing” is a fast pace swing song that features mainly trumpets and saxophones, a driving drum, and an unmistakable solo by the famous clarinetist- Benny Goodman. Benny Goodman was one of the driving forces of band desegregation during his time as a bandleader. “Sing Sing Sing” by Benny Goodman was a killer diller number, a popular dance piece, that embodies the swing era, and brought jazz out of the…

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