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    In the Gilded Age, the distinction between the upper and lower class were more prominent than other era in American history. While the lower class strives to attain the American Dream, the wealthy are immersed in luxurious amenities that blindside them to the societal issues around them. In The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton, Lily Bart is depicted as a fledgling socialite seeking to enter the upper echelons of the Gilded Age. However, her moral standards unfortunately restrain her ability to secure a more prominent social standing. Initially fixated on the obsession of marrying rich, Bart’s desire to fulfill the void left by her parents’ teachings makes her focus on society 's materialistic aspect. Struggling to find a place, Lily recognizes…

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    Essay On Bicameral System

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    of law making is consigned in two houses, or chambers, in a bicameral system. A bill must be approved by both houses before it may become a law. The lower house in a bicameral system is based proportionally on the given population of each faction, while the upper house represents the different factions or provinces in general (Dickovick, Eastwood 203). Members of the upper house typically serve longer terms than those of the lower house, and the upper house is often smaller than the lower house.…

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    Several short stories have criticized the characteristics of the upper class in England; Authors, Oscar Wilde and Katherine Mansfield, have criticized the upper class through their stories. Katherine Mansfield’s stories “The Doll House,” “A Cup of Tea,” and “The Garden Party,” and Oscar Wilde’s story, “Lord Arthur Saville’s Crime,” portray how the upper class tends to be self-centered, untruthful, insensitive, and superficial. The first negative characteristic of the upper class is their…

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    Apartments and houses are very different from one another. I lived in an apartment complex for about six years, and there are plenty of advantages and disadvantages from my experience about that style of living. Living in an apartment is sometimes unsafe. When I was 11 years old, and my brother was 16. My brother tripped onto the street while riding his bike. There was a woman driving over the speed limit and ran my brother over leaving him with a fractured arm. My brother was rushed to the…

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    Vanna Venturi House Essay

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    The Vanna Venturi House is built in the residential neighborhood of Chestnut Hill, which is in the Northwest Philadelphia section of the united states city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Several residences are built by celebrated architects nearby Vanna Venturi House. The building is surrounded by crabapple trees, which creates a peaceful and graceful environment. The house was colored to pale green to blend in the wonderful surroundings. There is a widely main street in front of the building,…

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    Whose land is it now and will it forever be? Meaning this land was made for everyone, but is becoming the upper-class. According to Ehrenreich, if a place is truly beautiful, ordinary people can’t afford to be there. As a result, the upper-class is what caused this dilemma in life for the working-class. However, leaving many people unaware of how the upper-class are financially deteriorating the working class by raising prices, leaving no affordable houses, and inadequate for opportunities. In…

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    The garden party is a short story written by Katherine Mansfield in 1921. This short story is Truncated Bildungsroman that is a young girl who changed her point of view about life through her experience, It is “a story of the growth and maturity of a young idealistic character” (Rich, 2013). The story tells the upper-class family called Sheridans family held garden party in their house and their mother Mrs. Sheridan asks the party’s arrangement for her children to make out themselves as adults,…

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    Wood Creek Road Diary

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    and Amazon Road. Upon arrival I spoke to Greg Hughes and Craig French. French stated he had been asked by the owner (Steve Franks) to go to the house that had been vacated by the previous renters Tinisha and Joseph Paschal. He was to check the residence and make a quote to remodel the house and change the locks on the house. I was told by the complainant Greg Hughes he was going to the house and look at it so he could make an offer on the house. Hughes stated he wanted me to Standby because he…

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    Examples Of Ideology

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    Patients can be discharged if he/she has no money to be able to pay for their treatments especially surgical expenses with exceptions. The patients without insurance are forced to deal with the struggles of receiving any kind of medical treatment. Middle class and working class are seen as incompetent and upper class doctors feel bad for them (Croteau 213). Depending on the relationship between the doctor and patient will affect how much the doctor will fight for them to help…

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    in reality, Thea is the stronger of the two; Thea does whatever she wants, living her life how she wants, not listening to society, and she never lets her fear stop her, whereas Hedda is truly a “coward at heart” (266). Hedda herself knows that she’s a coward, but that her one act of courage could be to kill herself, for she sees this as “a free and courageous action ... something that shimmers with spontaneous beauty,” (298). However, this act of courage is not truly an act of courage, but one…

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