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    Tennessee Tennessee is a state with moderate climates, rich cultural heritage, and a nice environment. It has warm summers and mild winters. While hiking on the Appalachian Trail you sit on a tall rocky mountain thinking all about the mountain’s history. It is a peaceful place for tourists. Tennessee had many historical events like the civil war on the battle of Shiloh. At the end of the war, much of Tennessee was destroyed. However, it is also known as the state of music because of Elvis Presley’s graceland. Its cities get pretty crowded but the people are kind there. There are several parks with unique features. For example, Mud Island River Park have great features such as an artificial river with artificial dirt. Many of Tennessee’s history…

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    The Tennessee State Museum

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    During my historical visit I visited the Tennessee state Museum in Downtown Nashville. The Tennessee State Museum is an extensive historical center in Nashville showing the historical backdrop of the U.S. condition of Tennessee. Beginning from pre colonization and going into the twentieth century, the exhibition hall translates the Frontline, the time of President Andrew Jackson and the American Civil War. The historical center's addition of outfits, weapons, and fight banners from the Civil War…

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    East Tennessee is very interesting to many people, many northerners often come and visit a lot because it’s very calm and very slow. But most of all they come for all of its historical landmarks in the region of upper East Tennessee and to learn about the historical figures that made this region of the country a place visitors would enjoy. Also, East Tennessee is known for its country music and bluegrass. This quote perfectly describes east Tennessee, “Take any path in East Tennessee. You’ll end…

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    Tennessee Williams was born Thomas Lanier Williams on March 26, 1911, in Columbus, Mississippi, the second of Cornelius and Edwina Williams' three children. Raised predominantly by his mother, Williams had a complicated relationship with his father, a demanding salesman who preferred work instead of parenting. After college, he moved to New Orleans, a city that would inspire much of his writing. On March 31, 1945, his play, The Glass Menagerie, opened on Broadway and two years later A Streetcar…

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    10 Sights You Have To See In Tennessee It has the most visited national park in the country. It is home to one of the most famous whiskey brands in the world. And it is the final resting place of one of the 20th century’s most significant cultural icons. Just where exactly is this place? Nestled among the Smoky Mountains of the southeastern United States lies the state of Tennessee. Known primarily for its country music, the state has many fun things to do and see (whether you’re a fan of…

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    Daniel Sullivan Professor Tomaino THTR-105 December 14, 2016 Tennessee Williams The Greatest Southern Playwright Tennessee Williams, born Thomas Lanier Williams III, was born on March 26th, 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi. Williams suffered through a difficult and troubling childhood. His father, Cornelius Williams, was an alcoholic shoe salesman and frequently abused Thomas. Cornelius was critical of Thomas 's love of reading and writing poetry, and wished that his son was more robust and…

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    in a Glass House Tennessee Williams is best known for writing short stories, poetry, and plays. He likes to use Metaphor, symbols, and Southern Gothic style when he writes. Southern Gothic style can be looked at as the lost, unbalanced, mind like addiction, madness, obsession, and controlling. Most of Williams writing is based on his life experience. He recreates his life as a child and brings them back to life in his writing. The memory of his childhood is very much the same as the play…

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    The Glass Menagerie was written by Tennessee Williams. Thomas Lanier Williams III of English, Welsh, Huguenot, and Jewish ancestry, was born in Columbus, Mississippi. He was the second child of Cornelius Coffin and Edwina (Dakin). The Glass Menagerie is a captivating, controversial and touching play about the lost dreams of a Southern family, residing in St. Louis, and their struggle to escape reality. "Being a memory play, it is dimly lighted, it is sentimental, it is not realistic" (page 753,…

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    In 1971, Elia Kazan told Movie magazine regarding the process of adapting Tennessee Williams’ play A Streetcar Named Desire, that: “I took the script of the play, and I just made the play. And that’s all I did.” Discuss whether the adaptation was as simple as Kazan makes it seem through a careful analysis of both the play and film of A Streetcar Named Desire. Adapting a text to film is a difficult task for any screenwriter. There are many challenges that must be overcome, including limitations…

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    One of the things that made the first day at Middle Tennessee State University great was that it was the first time that I realized how close I was to achieving my goal. Since I was a child, I had dreamed of studying abroad to earn my degree. I had already been studying in the United States for some time. During that time, I was studying the English language to be prepared for the academic language I would face at the university level of studying. Studying language has a way of bringing a person…

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