Paper 3- How do the Spaces We Grow Up in Relate to Us as a Person

Apr 28th, 2015
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Growing up I lived in two different homes an apartment, and a house. I don’t remember too much about the apartment I lived in, as I was only five years old when we moved out. To this day, I know where it can be found in Garfield, on a corner street above a small polish convenience store, which I still visit every once in awhile.Of thethings I do remember is how we got into the apartment through the rear entrance into the building. Opening the heavy, whitemetal door left you intiny corridor just before a stairwell.Climbing up and aroundall the stairs would leave you at the front door to our small apartment. I hated those stairs; dragging my battery powered four wheeler up and down was not a fun task for me or my mother.

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Influence of Space and Events in Peoples LiveDeVry UniversityAngela AcostaInfluence of Space and Events in Peoples LiveMany times the space we live in plays a great role on who we are and the way we perceive our environment. Joyce Carol Oastes and Edwidge Danticat in their essay talk about their experiences and how growing up in their community and how the event they lived change their perspective about life and their environment, making them more responsible, mature and aware of their surroundings. In They All Went Away by Joyce Carol Oates the writer describes the neighborhood that she lives in Millersports, New York. She explains how she spent time exploring fields, woods, creeks, and old, abandon houses. She says, My most intense happiest hours were spent tramping desolated fields, woods, and creek banks near my farmhouse. They All Went Away (p.243-244).She talks about the freedom she enjoys in her childhood. For instance, she states that nobody would ask her where she spent her days, no one knew where I went My father, working most of the day at Harrisons a division of General Motors in Lockport, and at other times preoccupied, would not have asked; if my mother asked, I might have answer in a way that would deflect curiosity. They All Went Away (P.244). At a very young age Oates seemed to be involved and aware of her environment. Oates family consisted of her father, mother, young brother, grandfather and grandmother who own th

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