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    in the nineteenth century. Chopin break her silent by writing her first novel At Fault, which was rejected by Belford. “When Belford’s rejected it, Chopin, forty years old and eager for literary recognition, published it on her own. She was well organized and determined in this endeavor. Her records indicate that she sent two hundred and fifty copies to a distributor and numerous copies to libraries and editors of magazines and newspapers in St. Louis, New Orleans, Boston, and New York.” (Larrabee, Denise) At Fault takes place at a Louisiana plantation, in the novel Chopin wrote about love, obstacles, freedom and the reuniting the country. The characters in the novel, like many of the people living in Louisiana at the time, are Creoles, Acadians, African-Americans, Native Americans, and people of mixed race. Most of Chopin characters in the novel are poor because of…

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    (Gardens) Saint Louis is home to “about 10,000 parcels of vacant land that have come to public ownership involuntarily through tax foreclosure”(Land). A majority of these vacant properties are in low-income neighborhoods, the residents of which, live at least a half mile (often more) away from a grocery store with fresh produce. Saint Louis as a result, is barren, as outlined by the graph provided by the USDA Economic Research Service (pictured right). This type of barrenness is defined by the…

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    Missouri Indian History

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    the French defeat though, with the end of the war it eventually lead to the United States acquisition of Missouri as a territory from the Louisiana Purchase. Travel to the mid-west and specifically to the area that would become Missouri was easier than most areas of the United States and many groups took advantage of this travel. One group that took advantage of this was the Germans. German immigrants began coming to the Missouri area in the eighteen forties and fifties. Unlike the immigration…

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    play. A Streetcar Named Desire, although meant to a play that anyone can relate to, also contained characters and situations from his life. In both plays, the characters are drawn from his life. This essay will discuss is the similarities between The Glass Menagerie and A Streetcar Named Desire, which have similar characters and themes throughout them. A Streetcar Named Desire takes place in New Orleans. The characters are Blanche Dubois, Stanley Kowalski, Stella Kowalski (Blanche’s…

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    Many of us have heard of the Central West End, but we do not know where it is or where it starts when entering St. Louis. Well, Central West End Starts at West of Midtown and runs down the city corridor (History of St. Louis Neighborhoods), which is a belt of, land connecting two areas together (Merriam-Webster Online). The neighborhoods are North Delmar Boulevard, South Oakland, Chouteau Avenues, West DeBaliviere, and lastly Forest Park by Vandeventer Avenue (History of St. Louis…

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    perfectly summarizes the point Tennessee Williams strove to exemplify in many of his works. Thomas Lanier Williams, better known as Tennessee Williams, was born on March 26, 1911 in Columbus Mississippi. He spent the first seven years of his life in the south, and the people, experiences, and lifestyles there greatly influenced his most famous works. Williams trained in playwriting at the University of Iowa and graduated in 1938 (Shuman 1652). In 1955, his play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof received a…

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    Ice Hockey Research Paper

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    Throughout history, the evolution of sports has persisted as a prominent and alluring global phenomenon in which, over the years, has developed as a cultural tradition in our daily lives. Despite the countless variety of sports that exist, all admirers share the mutual aspect of holding unified joy during practice or observation of the sport. Because of this, sports allow people to become socially consolidated in an effort to support their favorite sport’s team and celebrate the concept of…

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    school of Arts and Research in Chicago and the Dunham School in New York. After she disbanded her dance company in 1964, she moved on to becoming a teacher at Southern Illinois University (SIU). Darlene Roy explained that Dunham turned the time of the sensibilities of the black students on campus because there were very few African American professors or artists and residences at that point in time; Dunham gave us a sense of completeness, pride, and sense of owning some portion of that facility.…

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    Journal 2 This week I was able to do a small site visit when I turned in my paperwork. Unfortunately, I was not able to see where they kept the children because my background check and other important information had not yet been processed, but I was still able to get a good idea of what volunteering at the St. Louis Crisis Nursery will be like. When I first pulled up, I was very surprised at the building the nursery was in. I was expecting a fun environment which would be filled with toys…

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    The country was divided on the subject of slavery especially in Alton where Illinois was a free state, but St. Louis, Missouri across the river, was considered a slave state. The year is 1837 and the slavery movement is well underway. Many people condone slavery because it will make their life easier. It will cost the owner a lot less to by 2 slaves at $1,500 each, (CITE THIS) than to pay for someone to work their land every year or pay for a maid to clean their house that will cost them…

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