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  • British Settlement in American Continent and Regionalism

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    British Settlement in American Continent and Regionalism Describe how settlement patterns set-up the regionalisms of the United States. Throughout history, people from cultures around the world have come to America seeking a new life or a change from their current conditions. They may have come to avoid persecution, to avoid overpopulation, or to attempt to be successful in an entirely new world from the life they formerly knew. As the immigrants arrived, some found that their dreams had been

  • Local-Color Regionalism in Tennessees Partner

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    The literary movement of local-color regionalism in American literature is a very distinctive and interesting form of fiction writing that effectively combines regional characteristics, dialect, customs and humor. In Bret Harte’s Tennessee’s Partner, these characteristics helped the story jump off the page, allowing the reader to understand the “times” rather than just the characters. And, for that reason, I feel that this is an outstanding piece of work. One of the most distinguishable characteristics

  • Critical Regionalism In Architecture

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    Critical regionalism can be seen as an approach to architecture that tries to stand up for places, culture and identifies of a place where Modern Architecture has failed to, by using the building's geographical context and reference of vernacular architecture. Frampton (1983:76). The term critical regionalism was first used by Alexander Tzonis and Liane Lefaivre and, with a somewhat different meaning, by Kenneth Frampton. Paul Ricoeur wrote: “The phenomenon of universalization, while being an advancement

  • Ando in the perspective of critical regionalism: Concrete Resistance

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    the evolution of critical regionalism will be explored. Moreover through this essay, the arguments of how ‘Ando’s’ architectural approach is of a ‘critical regionalist’ manner will be examined significantly. The definition of critical regionalism is a direct approach to architecture that strives to oppose ‘placelessness’ and the apparent lack of identity and character in modern architecture through the use of building's geographical context. The term ‘critical regionalism’ was first established as

  • Eudora Welty's The Ponder Heart

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    that appear to be taking the reader nowhere, making the review weak from the very beginning. In fact, the first paragraph makes one believe they are reading the wrong review. This paragraph talks about the Irish revival and Scottish and Welsh regionalism, appearing to have nothing to do with Welty. Eventually, Pritchett ties this paragraph into Welty comparing her as an American Southern regional writer. Pritchett states, "Sometimes a regional writer becomes the professional topographer of

  • Ethan Frome - Realism

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    The rise of Realism in 1855 was the time when farming began to industrialize, communication expanded through railroads, and Nationalism was yet again revived. On top of all these important transformations that have marked this period of time was the significance for literature with a new audience, new settings, and new characters. The novel, Ethan Frome, by Edith Wharton, is a magnificent example of literature from the Realistic period. First, Realism is a definite movement away from

  • Dialects in American Literature

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    dialect in American literature comes from using a combination of realism and regionalism. According to dictionary.com “realism is an inclination toward literal truth and pragmatism and regionalism is the use of regional characteristics, as of locale, custom, or speech, in literature or art.” Regionalism includes local language, which is often expressed by using dialect. Three examples of accurately capturing regionalism are: Bret Harte’s “The Outcasts of Poker Flat” (1869), Mark Twain’s “Adventures

  • Regionalism And Regionalism In Africa

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    1. Intro Regionalism has become one of the most noticeable aspects of African politics (). To a certain extent, African countries have integrated the achievement of a multilaterally profitable Regionalism and for this purpose; they have directed their policies and laws so that they match the objectives and policies of the different regional organizations, coalitions and alliances, they have joined, signed or subscribe into (). It has been argued that Regional integration is the most appropriate way

  • Preserving the uniqueness of local cultures in their modern design interpretations.

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    is threatening to subtly disintegrate the stylistic innovation in architecture as the universal styles and cultures takes over. In order to address the threat of globalization in architecture, it is a imperative to focus on the use of critical regionalism throughout the world. By the integration of buildings into the site and usage of local materials and style, the architect can revitalize and preserve the uniqueness of the local cultures in their modern design interpretations. When designing, a

  • Regionalism

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    areas, making those problems hard to correct. In order to prevent the spread of this urban blight and avoid low occupancy rates, communities must implement regional tax policies, plan for more effective use of space, and encourage smart growth. Regionalism is the act of looking at a populated area not as individual localities or municipalities, but as something greater. Instead of approaching our revitalization efforts to one area, the problems should be addressed regionally. This has been an ongoing

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