• May 9, 2017 - bm5322a

    Annotated Bibliography 9 and 10

                                                                                        Annotated Bibliography 9 and 10:   “A SHORT HISTORY OF BLACK WASHINGTON from […]

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  •                                                                                                     Annotated Bibliography 5&6 Background 1.Historic […]

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  •                                                                                                              RA […]

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  • May 7, 2017 - bm5322a

    RA 4

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  • May 4, 2017 - bm5322a

    The Whitelaw at a Glance

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  •                              Mapping Commonplaces:  The Whitelaw Hotel Introduction: In the times before America and even the English language itself the ancient Greeks used the word “Topoi” to describe the standardized methods of constructing an argument.  Many years later we as students study the […]

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  • April 26, 2017 - bm5322a

    Commonplace 15

    Commonplace 15   In this commonplace I have chosen to pull lyrics from the song “How it Ended” by indie electronic band The Drums.  In this song vocalist Jonathan Pierce states, “So do you remember the old times those were the only times, the only times”, his words spoken about a lost lover.  To me […]

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    Commonplace 14

    For this commonplace I have chosen a quote by one of my favorite poets, Henry David Thoreau.  In his most famous work Walden, which chronicled his time living an ascetic life in the woods, almost completely devoid of human contact.  Thoreau states,”I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to […]

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  • April 25, 2017 - bm5322a

    Annotated Bibliography 7 and 8

                                            Annotated Bibliography 7 and 8 Whitaker, Joseph D. “Whitelaw Hotel Is Closing After Checkered HistoryOnce Elite Whitelaw Is Closing After Long Decline.” The Washington Post, WP Company, 4 July 1977, www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1977/07/04/whitelaw-hotel-is-closing-after-checkered-historyonce-elite-whitelaw-is-closing-after-long-decline/cf410a9f-8327-4a7c-bca0-c9540593aba9/?utm_term=.5eeb62e09a76. Accessed 13 Apr. 2017. […]

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  • Background Sanneh, Kelefa. “Is Gentrification Really a Problem?” The New Yorker, The New Yorker, 6 July 2016, www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/07/11/is-gentrification-really-a-problem. Accessed 26 Mar. 2017. This author is trying mainly to determine the positive and negative effect of gentrification in general. Common convention that “Ghetto” is a negatively connotated phrase also with racist subtexts is enforced when the […]

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