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dc.contributor.advisor Stanley, Sandra L. en Stanley, Sandra L. en Azeem, Wafa en Dunbar, Michael en Lewis, Kimberly en Glover, Azure Star en Olgin, Nami Hayashi en Giebler, Evelyn en Grosh, Jessica en Florian, Steve en Straight, Johnny en Lesko, Ligia en Sanchez, Jennifer en Olson, Emily en Usher, Sherece en Sapir, Bernie en Moreh, Ellen en Derohanessian, Vana en Lim, Stephanie en
dc.contributor.illustrator Usher, Stalin R., II en 2015-06-04T22:13:18Z en 2015-06-04T22:13:18Z en 2015 en
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dc.description.abstract Rediscovering LA is a collection of final project essays written by English 698D students at California State University, Northridge, in the spring semester of 2015. We would like to extend a special thanks to Stalin R. Usher II for his beautiful original artwork, to Vana Derohanessian and the Cover Committee for their striking graphic design work, to Azure Star Glover and the Upload Committee for their excellent work compiling and formatting the collection, and to all the students of English 698D for their hard work and collaborative spirit. en
dc.description.tableofcontents Table of Contents Introduction [page] 5 City of Dreams/Hyperreal LA From Magic Milieu to Destructive Denizens: Examining Socio-Historical Shifts within Representations of Los Angeles in YA Literature [page] 17 From Bradbury to Butler: Los Angeles Science Fiction and the Aerospace Industry [page] 34 The Hyper-façade of Hollywood: Singing in the Rain, The Player, and Runaway Productions [page] 57 Cartoons & Counterculture [page] 75 Waste & Renewal From the “Concrete River” to an “Urban Oasis”: An Analysis of the Appropriation of Environmental Language in the Los Angeles River Revitalization Master Plan [page] 96 Navigating Affective Space: Representations of Los Angeles and the Freeway in Helena María Viramontes’s Their Dogs Came with Them and Joan Didion’s Play It As It Lays. [page] 113 Waste Management in La-la Land: An Analysis of the Loaded Words Surrounding Sanitation in the City of Angels [page] 30 Outlaws and Dudes The Rhetoric of Surf: A Lexical and Archetypal Migration of Los Angeles Counterculture into Popular Culture [page] 154 The Subversive and Dynamic Language and Actions of LA Cannabis Films: Up in Smoke, Friday, and Pineapple Express [page] 172 The Art of Graffiti as Inner-City Communication and as a means of Public Literacy [page] 185 South Central—Dominant and Counter Narratives The New Negro in Los Angeles: Representations of Identity in Bontemps’s God Sends Sunday and Himes’s If He Hollers Let Him Go [page] 203 The Rhetoric of Protests in Los Angeles Local News 1965-2014 [page] 221 Fashion Signs: How Fashion Shaped the Counter Narrative of Blacks in South Central Los Angeles [page] 243 Diverse Voices/The Global Village Los Angeles Education Films and the Rhetoric of Nation at Risk, No Child Left Behind, and Race To The Top [page] 260 Power and Ownership through Language: Students in LAUSD and Stand and Deliver [page] 283 Seeking the Next Saroyan: Cultural Representations of Armenian Americans of Los Angeles [page] 301 At the Intersection of Deaf and Asian American Performativity in Los Angeles: Deaf West Theatre’s and East West Players’ Adaptations of Pippin. [page] 324 en
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dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en
dc.rights 2015 California State University, Northridge en
dc.subject Los Angeles en
dc.subject Student writing en
dc.title Rediscovering L.A. en
dc.type Book en
dc.type Graduate project en

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    Collection of culminating experiences by English 698D spring semester 2015

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