Essays Tagged: "new orleans louisiana"

Report on New Orleans Jazz Band.

nd to try to place myself in the shoes of all of the artists I have studied over the past semester. New Orleans, Louisiana is just that place. On April 10, 1996, I boarded a United Airlines plane boun ... pril 10, 1996, I boarded a United Airlines plane bound, non-stop, for the 'Home of Jazz.'My goal in New Orleans was to try and have a comparable experience to that of one of the popular Jazz artists w ...

(5 pages) 115 0 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, who steered the Union to victory in the American Civil War and abolished slavery.

with his family to Macon County, Illinois, he struck out on his own, taking cargo on a flatboat to New Orleans, Louisiana. He then returned to Illinois and settled in New Salem, a short-lived communi ... is reputation for honesty. The story of his romance with Ann Rutledge, a local young woman whom he knew briefly before her untimely death, is unsubstantiated.Illinois Politician and LawyerDefeated in ...

(10 pages) 311 1 4.6 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Breaking Free From Society in The Awakening

Kate Chopin's The Awakening takes place during the late 1800's in New Orleans, Louisiana. The protagonist, Edna Pontellier, fights to obtain independence, which place ... y demonstrated that she felt vast changes with her emotions and ideas, which allowed her to begin a new life. The sea, which Chopin described during the novel represented Edna's chance to break free a ... olitude" (Chopin 152). The ocean water symbolized of cleanliness and re-birth which provided Edna a new sense of freedom, strength and bravery.Edna's awakening to society and her new self-awareness be ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

New Orleans Experience.

The Wonderful City of New Orleans.Many people dream of a place where they can go and find peace. Many people desire a ... wildest dreams. I have found my place to encompass all of these feelings. My place of escape was New Orleans, Louisiana. Since Hurricane Katrina devastated the country with its monstrous winds. Ne ... sement, vacation, and partying. Thousands of people came from all over the world to experience what New Orleans had to offer. From its hotels, music, food, and diversity, New Orleans provides a load o ...

(3 pages) 153 1 4.4 Oct/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

"The Antebellum South: The Slave Stories of William Wells Brown"

r. Brown's narrative starts in St. Charles, Missouri; the tale soon expands to St. Louis, Missouri; New Orleans, Louisiana; and the general Mississippi River Valley. Through out his journeys, Brown is ... red while he was still a teenager and was set as overseer for slaves during their transportation to New Orleans on his master's steam boat. He was rarely punished to the point of flogging, and for the ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Hurricane Katrina

sh them with different names by their location. A recent hurricane called the Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, Louisiana on September 29, 2005, the winds blowing at about 145 miles per hour. It was ... Rita, and it also was the sixth-strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic basin. Before it hit New Orleans, it hit the north of Miami, Florida on August 25, 2005 as Category 1 and along the Centr ...

(3 pages) 81 1 3.3 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

"iN COLD BLOOD"

was born with the name Truman Streckfus Persons. He was born on September 30, 1924. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. His parent's names were Archulus Lillie Persons. His parents got divorced wh ... m into Dill Harris in her book "To Kill A Mockingbird." After his mom remarried they moved to New York. There he went to private schools. He did not complete high school; instead he got a job as ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shirley Ann Grau

cism. While most of the criticism was good, some of it was bad. Shirley Ann Grau was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on July 8, 1929. 1929, the same time the United States began to suffer from t ... ited States began to suffer from the great depression. Raised in the wonderful and exciting city of New Orleans, Grau spent her entire years of grammar school in private institutions. After deciding o ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A Confederacy of Dunces

nfederacy of Dunces was written in 1962 by John Kennedy Toole. Toole was born in 1937 and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mary Vespa of Time magazine states ?Toole was a precious child. Skipping fir ... s parents, Toole was studying for his Ph.D. at Tulane and teaching at St. Mary Dominican College in New Orleans. While working and studying, Toole discovered that Simon and Schuster had rejected his n ...

(4 pages) 923 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The life of Louis Armstrong

till known for today.ChildhoodArmstrong's was born to an out-of-wedlock mother on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana (Wikipedia). Up to the 1980's no one knew the exact date of Armstrong's birth ... hilton & Jones, 1971, p. 44). Armstrong's youth was spent in a dangerous uptown neighborhood of New Orleans named Storyville which was also known as the Red Light District (Chilton & Jones, 19 ...

(6 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Decision Making Paper

aking processes of Employment Assistance Services, Incorporated (EAS, Inc.) a home health agency in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dayatra has been an employee of EAS, Inc. for many years and enjoys her job ... has worked at a company named Patterson Technology Center for about two months. Each day there are new decisions that have to be made. The problem could be something as hard as the motherboard going ...

(6 pages) 48 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Written Film Analysis Paper - Tyler Perry

2008Heidi MauIntroductionEmmitt Perry, Jr., American film director, was born September 13, 1969, in New Orleans, Louisiana. His childhood was marked by poverty and physical abuse from his father, and ... is ex-wife takes custody of his little girls and limits him to one day a week visitation, while her new lover will be around them all the time. The moral of the film is that having kids made him a dad ...

(6 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies