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    Generally, it’s thought that all architecture represents the culture and value of its place and time. Victorian architecture represented a value system that things should be beautiful, not practical. It represents wealth and affluence. For instance, wealthy Victorian women wore lots of corsets, hoop skirts, and dresses that used yards of fabric. It just made sense for trendy home designs to reflect that excess as well. Victorian Architecture is named after Queen Victoria because she reigned during

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    The Victorian Period of British History is primarily known as the period of Queen Victoria's reign, which spanned from 1837 to 1901. During the Victorian Period, Britain was under a long period of peace, prosperity, and the nation had great self-confidence. England was under great prosperity with great population increase during this period, in addition, England had also achieved great expectations in architecture. Many great structures were designed and constructed during the Victorian Period,

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    Many ethnic groups in San Francisco exists in San Francisco and the multicultural aspect of the San Francisco generates many ethnic enclaves for those communities. Ever so often I would walk up and down a single street and find myself walking through several very different neighborhoods. The fact that many different neighborhoods are side by side and often blends into each other making it an enjoyable experience for people to explore San Francisco. Observing two very distinct neighborhoods that run

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    narrative. The spaces that she inhabits in Thornfield Hall, as seen in Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre and Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea, illustrate the private sequestrated spaces in the household and the implications they have on the functioning of the Victorian family. Thornfield Hall is described by the newly-arrived Jane as having “proportions not too vast, though considerable,” and as forming a “cozy and agreeable picture.” It is situated a little ways from a populous town yet distanced by woods enough

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    century, the implication of home inner design had not yet stationary. However, Elise de Wolfe used her aesthetic sensibility and her family background to introduce aesthetics to the field of architecture. The professional term "interior design” now born in architect’s industrial. She subverted the prevailing Victorian design. Her work was considered as a break through from old design and a cornerstone of merging modern interior design. She was hailed as one of those pioneers who prevailed on the development

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    Conform or Die

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    In the eighteen-hundreds, the dictatorial patriarchy coerced women into fitting the ideal image of a Victorian lady by imposing social constraints on them. Unfortunately, women blindly submitted to the confining terms and accepted the role of being an obedient hetereoexual housewife and mother due to years of psychological manipulation. Mentally enslaving women lead to the promotion of female oppression by psychologically conditioned matrons. If a woman deviated from the path that was set for her

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    Post-Modern Victorian: A. S. Byatt's Possession If I had read A. S. Byatt's novel Possession without having had British Literature, a lot of the novel's meaning, analogies, and literary mystery would have been lost to me. The entire book seems one big reference back to something we've learned or read this May term. The first few lines of chapter one are poetry attributed to Randolph Henry Ash, which Byatt wrote herself. Already in those few lines I hear echoes of class, lines written in flowery

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    Wilde’s purpose in writing The Importance of Being Earnest was to display the artificial barriers that defined the aristocratic Victorian society, and to show that those particular people cared more about trivial subjects than what was of true value. He was able to portray this message in a comedic way. The Characters in this play are depicted as stock characters. Jack and Algernon are the men living double lives. They ‘wear a mask’ in order to hide who they truly are. For them, it is easier to follow

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    Architecture (Latin architectura, from the Greek ἀρχιτέκτων arkhitekton "architect", from ἀρχι- "chief" and τέκτων "builder") is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art. Historical civilizations are often identified with their surviving architectural achievements. "Architecture" can mean: A general term to

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    skyscraper architecture "http://www.coshe.com/search/" The architectural design of the 20th century skyscrapers has been redefined due to the advancement of our modern technology. Benny Louie Humanity 450 Dr. Maureen Schmid 17 May 1999 The architectural design of the 20th century skyscrapers has been redefined due to the advancement of our modern technology. In our modern society, the architectural design of skyscrapers is changing the downtown landscape of metropolitan areas. Due to the change of

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