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    Durango Street

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    Durango Street Durango Street is a novel by Frank Bonham. He writes about a young boy who lives in an extremely bad neighborhood. His name is Rufus Henry. Rufus was in a correctional camp for stealing a car. In the camp he met a friend named Baby. Baby lived where Rufus's mother had moved. Baby got released a little bit before Rufus and then went on to his home "the flats." Rufus was left out from camp with a parol officer. His parole officer tells him not to get involved with gangs but Rufus knows

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    Ann Petry: The Street

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    FRQ #2: The Street (Rewrite) Throughout life, many find themselves in difficult situations that cause them to become discouraged and doubtful of the future. The 1940s is an excellent example of when many Americans were facing uncertainty in their lives. Although the events of the Stock Market crashing and the Great Depression had come to a halt, many of the affected Americans were still dealing with the destruction they caused. Many other events like this, small or large, have affected a multitude

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    Street Racing

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    Street Racing To race or not to race, what will keep you safe? Racing can be safe but not always if you race illegally. There are a lot of safety items that some racers don’t even use, I mean they keep you safer but they don’t spot the buck for the equipment. They spend so much money on their cars to make them faster, yet most of them don’t spend money towards safety. I know what you’re thinking, THIS IS LUDACRIS but it is the truth and you will learn more by reading below. Safety is a very

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    Reaction to Mean Streets

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    Reaction Paper to Mean Streets Mean Streets' greatest influence in American cinema was not on directors or scriptwriters (though its influence there was considerable) but rather on actors. The film has Harvey Keitel (as Charlie) at its center, whose solidity and slight dullness as an actor keeps the film from spinning off into total anarchy; but it is Robert De Niro's Johnny Boy (Charlie's wild, self-destructive friend whom he looks out for with all the obsessiveness of an older brother)

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    Myrdal On Wall Street

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    Myrdal On Wall Street Myrdal’s economic theory of circular and cumulative causation is depicted in the film Roger and Me. In Flint, Michigan, General Motors closes eleven factories, which causes over thirty thousand people to become unemployed. The company claims that they need to close the factories to “stay competitive.” The viewer sees the truth; they are greedy and will make money wherever they can, regardless of the people they may harm. Labor is much less expensive in Mexico, where GM only

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    The novel, Maggie: A Girl Of The Streets, by Stephen Crane, takes place in the slums of New York City during the 1890’s. It is about a girl, Maggie Johnson, who is forced to grow up in a tenement house. She had a brother, Jimmie, an abusive mother, Mary, and a father who died when Maggie was young. When Maggie grew up, she met her boyfriend, Pete. In Maggie’s eyes, Pete was a sophisticated young man who impressed Maggie because he treated her better than she had been treated to all of

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    Street Racing

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    Street Racing The intricacies that are involved in turning a regular car into a “Street Racer” are many; and racers pour their souls into these magnificent machines. After seeing “the Fast and the Furious” many people have or wanted to become involved in street racing. They do not realize that this is a sport that takes knowledge, hard work, and nerve. Many of these racers have spent their lives under a car, learning the trade and improving upon it. As I have learned, this is not just a hobby;

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    The Cass and Cabot Street neighborhood of Portsmouth is located in the western part of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The area is part of Portsmouth’s West End, a larger defined neighborhood in the city. While there is some ambiguity in officially defining the Cass and Cabot Street neighborhood boundaries, the geographic area which it covers shares a common feeling and cohesiveness that gives it a distinct sense of place. Throughout its historic development, it has undergone several changes in name and

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    Main Street

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    Sinclair Lewis makes point of the efforts that Carol produces to reform her new home. These efforts can be perceived by the townspeople as unwelcomed and unsuccessful. Some of Carol’s ideas are ludicrous, out of proportion and not ready for the slow-moving town. She tries several different approaches to reforming the town from the moment of her arrival. She goes from architectural reform to poetic reform to artistic to introducing liberalism to amusing social functions. All of these tactics she hopes

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    The author Wes talks about what living on the street is like. He explains the description of the streets very well. It influences young boys that are in school to do things that no one their age should do. It influences them to get caught up in the drug game and doing things that men three times older than them are doing. They have things in their hands like drugs, and guns that shouldn 't even be talked about that they are dealing with. Kids are dropping out of school just to mess around in drugs

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