Essays Tagged: "University of Mississippi"

William Faulkner

orn in New Albany, Mississippi in 1897. In 1902 they moved to Oxford ('Jefferson'), the seat of the University of Mississippi. His father, Murray C. Falkner, (the u was added to the family name by the ... The Marble Faun) ran a livery stable and a hardware store. Later he became business manager of the University. Maud Butler was his mother and Murray, John, and Dean were his three brothers. (American ...

(5 pages) 182 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Legalization of Marijuana

. In California it is legal to be grown for medical reasons if granted legal permission, and at the University of Mississippi, where scientists grow marijuana to test its physical makeup.In conclusion ...

(5 pages) 245 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"The Pelican Brief" by John Grisham. Includes biographical insights

ittle town outside Memphis. John got an undergraduate degree in accounting at the Mississippi State University and after that he went to Lawschool at OLE Miss and graduated from the University of Miss ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Faulkner "A Rose for emily"

familiar surrounding and childhood home of Oxford, Mississippi. John B. Padgett a professor at the University of Mississippi says, "Much of Faulkner's own family history makes its way into his fictio ...

(6 pages) 71 1 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Biography of William Faulkner

's father was Murray Falkner, who moved from job to job before becoming the business manager of the University of Mississippi, where he and his family lived for the rest of his life. William Faulkner ... e injured his leg.After the war, Faulkner came back to Oxford, enrolled as a special student at the University of Mississippi and began to write for the school papers and magazines, quickly earning a ...

(135 pages) 112 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

To Kill a Mockingbird

a year prior to the films release, President John F. Kennedy has to dispatch federal troops to the University of Mississippi because a black student had enrolled.Much of this film, especially the beg ...

(3 pages) 35 1 4.6 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Analysis Of Faulkner's A Rose For Emily

efly joining the Royal Air Force, performing odd jobs, working for three years as postmaster at the University of Mississippi, traveling to Europe, and publishing a novel (Soldiers' Pay [1926]) to lit ... it/reader/south/rodriguezerose.html Thompson, Della. The Oxford Pocket Dictionary. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

(4 pages) 66 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


g children, and keeping in touch as they grown up into an adult. She got her teaching degree at the University of Mississippi, after receiving her bachelor's degree at Texas Tech University in August ...

(5 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner

s grandfather was a writer, and he benefit from poetry at a very initial age. He was lived near the University of Mississippi at Oxford, where he ultimately studied Spanish, English, and French. "In 1 ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Dec/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

James Meredith

ames Meredith, an African-American Air Force veteran became the first African-American to enter the University of Mississippi. Even though this event brought out evil and cruel sides of people, the en ... . He also explains the tedious delaying tactics that the state uses to delays his admittance to the University of Mississippi. Overall, this letter is a last stand for Mr. Meredith's battle against th ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History