Mapping Commonplaces: Replanting The Mayflower

By Kwesi Billups Introduction Throughout the course of the semester, students in my College Writing Seminar have embarked on a semester-long journey to investigate the rhetorical situations of various locations around the nation’s capital, Washington D.C. Some students chose to work with street intersections, while others chose more historically documented and culturally relevant locations such as […]

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  “Union Station’s ‘Forgotten’ Historic Interior Spaces.” Streets of Washington, Streets of Washington, www.streetsofwashington.com/2012/10/union-stations-forgotten-historic.html. Accessed 9 Apr. 2017. I am going to be using this source as my exhibit. Because my main topic of discussion throughout this essay is talking about the effects of the aesthetics of union station, this article is perfect. The main […]

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The Beauty Of a Train Station

  Victor Hugo, a french writer, once said “Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.”(Hugo).  Architecture speaks just as many words as pictures do. The world is filled with built environments that conjure conversation, political discourse […]

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  Built Environment Annotated Bibliography Castaneda, Ruben. “Addiction Battled Ambition For Reporter Caught In D.C.’s Crack Epidemic.” NPR, NPR, 3 July 2014. Accessed 15 Feb. 2017. The reason why I chose this article is because it will provide the proper amount of context and explanation of the tone and cultural mood of the time the […]

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