Essays Tagged: "Tenement"

Tennessee Williams: A Great American Author.

St. Louis. The move was hard on him. The change from living in his grandfather's church to a tight tenement began to form a type of neuroses in Thomas. He spent most of his time with his mother and o ...

(10 pages) 103 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Repercussions of Rap Music.

"The beat has them bopping, and the words have them thinking; from the tenement-lined streets of Harlem, New York to mansion parties in Beverly Hills. Rap Music once popul ...

(11 pages) 211 0 4.0 May/2003

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

Analysis of the poem Tenement Room: Chicago

The poem "Tenement Room: Chicago" is simply about the same thing as its title says, a tenement room in Chicago ... Metaphors and similes help the reader experience and understand one thing in terms of another. In "Tenement Room: Chicago the poet uses metaphor to let the reader experience these things. In verse 12 ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Urbanization of the Late Nineteenth Century

ote a book that described the conditions of immigrant ghettos in New York City. He wanted to reform tenement housing and schools. He viewed the urbanization conditions for immigrants negatively. He de ... sing and schools. He viewed the urbanization conditions for immigrants negatively. He described the tenements as rundown, filthy, and very overcrowded. In addition to the horrible conditions, the crim ...

(2 pages) 62 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Progressive Era: Help or Repress

n certain social and economic reforms. They sought to eliminate practices harming farmers, workers, tenement dwellers, and consumers and to expand government regulation over our economy so as to furth ...

(1 pages) 34 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Isaac Singer: Out of the Holocaust

family moved to Warsaw. Singer's father established a Beth Din (Rabbinical Court) in a poor ghetto tenement, which also served as the family residence. He recalls that as a child he listened with fas ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A Rasin In The Sun, Walter Lee's Fursteration With His Socioeconomic Status

es upset with George Murchison because George is a member of a wealthy family . Walter grew up in a tenement in Chicago, and he is frustrated that he still lives in a tenement as a grown man. Walter L ... hood.As a child, Walter Lee was exposed to poor living conditions. Now a grown man still lives in a tenement, in a housing project in Chicago. Walter feels frustrated with the way his family lives. Wa ...

(2 pages) 1110 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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st Wilson present ...Fences , written by August Wilson presents a part of the black experience in a tenement in Pittsburgh, in the late 1950's through 1965. The play focuses on the life of......play a ...

(1 pages) 272 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Glass Menagerie

is a play about one family's lifestyle during the Great Depression. Trapped within their St. Louis tenement lives Tom, the budding poet, Laura, the "cripple" who lives in a world of glass anima ...

(2 pages) 378 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critique of the american dream

leasurable place to live. It was described as "a damp house and she rents the dampest room in it; a tenement boasting of the width of the house, and a closet bedroom with a little cupboard window in i ...

(3 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Critique of the american dream

leasurable place to live. It was described as "a damp house and she rents the dampest room in it; a tenement boasting of the width of the house, and a closet bedroom with a little cupboard window in i ...

(3 pages) 5 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

My Role Model

eft our family permanently before I was three. I was raised by my mother in a small, three bedroom tenement flat in North Chicago. Nothing in my mom's background prepared her for having to accept t ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Overcrowding in cities

l classes - one represented by New-York and Boston, where the working people are crowded into large tenement-houses, and the other, of which Philadelphia, Buffalo and Detroit are examples, where the w ... re examples, where the working man has the inestimable blessing of his own house, hold in fee.. The tenement-house system breeds poverty, disease and vice. It tends steadily to degrade and therefore t ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues