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    on eventually became Louisiana. Although time has passed, the French influence continues to serve as a significant part of the unique culture of Louisiana ("How The French Influence Is Still Felt In Louisiana Today"). Noticeable areas of French influence include, but are not limited to: cuisine, music, and architecture. However, the continuation of the French language and dialects over the years appears to be the most noteworthy influence that French has had on Louisiana ("How The French Influence

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    Creole What is a Creole? The word Creole means many things to many people. It derives from the Latin word “Creare,” meaning “to beget” or “create.” The Webster dictionary says a Creole is a “white person descended from the French or Spanish settlers of Louisiana and the Gulf States and preserving their characteristic speech and culture.” Creoles, a term first used in the 16th century in Latin America to distinguish the offspring of European settlers from Native Americans, blacks, and later

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    New Orleans is a city in southern Louisiana, located on the Mississippi River. Most of the city is situated on the east bank, between the river and Lake Pontchartrain to the north. Because it was built on a great turn of the river, it is known as the Crescent City. New Orleans, with a population of 496,938 (1990 census), is the largest city in Louisiana and one of the principal cities of the South. It was established on the high ground nearest the mouth of the Mississippi, which is 177 km (110 mi)

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    “suggestions,” and in some cases blatant statements concerning the state of mind of Edna Pontellier. The reader is introduced to the possibility that Edna may have a healthy curiosity of the “absence of prudery” due to her fascination with the lives of Creole women. These women of French descent have far les... ... middle of paper ... ...se population. Edna Pontellier was a lady of ladies, yet she had a will stronger than any iron-clad vessel that plowed the Mississippi River. Her “awakening” was

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    of the development of New Orleans and Louisiana itself. Being a native of New Orleans I did not expect to learn anything that I didn’t already know, but this book took me by surprise with the way Dr. Powell goes in depth of the initial foundation, growth, and conflicts in New Orleans. When the French “ruled” the city the main problem that the French faced were the fact of the substantial financial losses it brought and also the diversification of the people inhabiting New Orleans, which went against

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    Kate Chopin brings out the essence of Creole society through the characters of her novel, "The Awakening". In the novel, Edna Pontellier faces many problems because she is an outcast from society. As a result of her isolation from society she has to learn to fit in and deal with her problems. This situation causes her to go through a series of awakenings which help her find herself, but this also causes problems with her husband due in part for her loss of respect for him and the society she lives

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    Recently there was a paper researched on the Creole People of Louisiana For the purpose of this study, the first five non-Wikipedia links were critiqued using only the search item term “Creole Louisiana.” Result One: http://www.frenchcreoles.com/Language/originsoflouisianacreole/originsoflouisianacreole.htm The Google search result gives the impression from its summary that the research will learn the difference between Creole and Louisiana Creole. Upon clicking into the result, the researcher

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    The Cajun and Creole Culture of Lousiana

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    The culture of Louisiana is not one general set of customs and beliefs shared by all those who live in the area. Louisiana is a state in which many different elements are mixed together to create what can be described as Southern Louisianan culture. The two most predominant elements which make up the culture within the southern region of the state are the cultures of the Creoles and the Cajuns, which have many different influences within them. A complex blend of many different elements including

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    123). The Awakening shows the Creoles living in the French Quarters and how the other Creole Americans live (Hatchet 123). It also shows that the initial influence stayed strong (Hatchet 123). Kate Chopin had her share of rough times in life, but writing was her escape. She used her writing to let people know what was going on the world as far as women’s rights were concerned. The critics say that Chopin showed her rebellious attitude through her characters and the Creole influences that were apparent

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    prominent French-speaking Creole family. In 1904, when Eustis was in her late sixties, she wrote Creole in Old Cooking Days (On History and Food). Cooking in Old Creole Days shows the diversity of Creole culture with its variety of recipes and songs as well as other things that are included in this guide to Creole cooking even more so in the author’s introduction, as she utilizes some unconventional methods. This cookbook highlights the diversity and vibrancy of the Creole culture and how it played

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