Waller County, Texas

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  • Analysis of Edmund Waller's Poem On a Girdle Essay

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    for control and possession than a true declaration of sentiment. Waller uses extreme imagery and exaggeration to seemingly praise this woman. More importantly, however, he subtlety belittles her through tropes and diction. Waller evokes this image of her girdle to express his own desire to restrict this beautiful woman. It cannot be denied that Waller

  • Essay on Real Estate Market Analysis

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    trends continue, approximately 40 percent of these new households will be captured by Collin County, significantly driving the residential market in this region. In fact, 98 percent of all population growth in the PMSA is expected to be captured by the three county areas of Collin, Denton and Dallas. 2. Housing Affordability, Average Sales Price and Growth As it is illustrated in figure 2.1, Collin County has the highest percentage of families that can afford median-priced homes in Dallas market

  • The Character of Mademoiselle Reisz in The Awakening Essay

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    The Character of Mademoiselle Reisz in The Awakening    "She was a disagreeable little woman, no longer young, who had quarreled with almost everyone, owing to a temper which was self-assertive and a disposition to trample upon the rights of others." (25) This is how Kate Chopin introduces the character of Mademoiselle Reisz into her novel, The Awakening. A character who, because of the similarities she shares with Madame Pontellier, could represent the path Madame Pontellier’s

  • Williams' Use of Imagery and Symbolism in A Streetcar Named Desire

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    Williams' Use of Imagery and Symbolism in A Streetcar Named Desire Williams uses figurative language in his lengthy stage directions to convey to the reader a deeper, more intense picture than a description alone could express. In the opening stage direction Williams illustrates the area around Elysian Fields. He uses personification to describe "the warm breath of the brown river" (P1). I think this creates an atmosphere that is decaying yet at the same time welcoming

  • Essay on Race, Racism and My Community

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    as racial equality, race relations, and encouraging diversity. My community is in, what I think, is a fairly unique situation in terms of race. According to the census and other sources I found on the internet, the population of Cedar Hill, Texas is approximately 32,093. The city is growing and very much like the other upscale surburbs in Dallas. Cedar Hill offers satisying opportunities for both indoor and outdoor activities and a very family orientate city, the chity has an amusement

  • Fort Hood Shooting

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    Dead, 14 Injured” The lead was “A shooting Wednesday night left at least four people dead and at least 14 wounded at Fort Hood, the sprawling Army facility that in 2009 was the site of the deadliest mass shootings ever at an American military base, a Texas congressman said.” The main story on Al-Jazeera also wasn’t about the shooting, but there was an

  • Importance of Water in The Awakening Essay

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    Importance of Water in The Awakening       Kate Chopin's The Awakening begins set in Grande Isle which is the summer get-away for a few families of New Orleans "upper-class". It is a community of cottages owned by the Lebrun family. Edna Pontellier and her husband Leonce summer there with there two children. This is the setting where Edna also develops a close relationship with Robert Lebrun. He is one of Madame Lebrun's sons who helps her run the cottages for the Pontellier's and the

  • The Awakening Essay

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    The Awakening opens in the late 1800s in Grand Isle, a summer holiday resort popular with the wealthy inhabitants of nearby New Orleans. Edna Pontellier is vacationing with her husband, Léonce, and their two sons at the cottages of Madame Lebrun, which house affluent Creoles from the French Quarter. Léonce is kind and loving but preoccupied with his work. His frequent business-related absences mar his domestic life with Edna. Consequently, Edna spends most of her time with her friend Adèle Ratignolle

  • Emily Choumbakos Literature Based Research Erin Lesh 4 May 2014 There is one clear main character,

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    Emily Choumbakos Literature Based Research Erin Lesh 4 May 2014 There is one clear main character, Mrs. Louise Mallard. The story is almost entirely focused on her, her feelings, and her personal mental journey from being a prisoner and a shell of a woman, living in an oppressive, patriarchal society within the confines of a marriage to the elation of newly acquired freedom and a rebirth of that that, for the first time, belongs to her solely. There are however three other characters in the short

  • The Low Water Levels in Lake Bridgeport

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    built in 1930 for flood control, water storage and recreation. Tarrant County owns the land and water that makes the lake. There is a spillway that takes water through the Trinity River to Eagle Mountain Lake and Lake Worth. This year has been a rough year for Lake Bridgeport with three digit temperatures and draining water to the other lakes. Since one of the purposes to build Lake Bridgeport was for storage, The Tarrant County water district approved to let out 20,000 acre feet of water from Lake