Malls_essay_assignment - Levison /Eng. 310 ESSAYTWO:MALLS...

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Levison/Eng.  310 ESSAY TWO: MALLS  Readings: Readings 1. James Farrell: Shopping  for American  Culture  (pp. 267-272) 2. Victor Gruen  and  Larry Smith: The Mall as Civic/Cultural  Center (pp. 279- 280) 3. David  Guterson: The Mall as Prison (pp. 286-293) 4. Virginia Postrel: The Mall as Setting for Authentic Life (pp. 300-303) 5. Lizabeth  Cohen: The Mall as Threat to Democratic Values (pp. 316-320) 6. William Kowinski: Mallaise: How  to Know  If You Have It (pp. 323-327) 7. Two appropriate  articles that you find yourself from a newspaper, magazine  or a database, written  within  the last 12 months. Essay Assignment Two When Victor Gruen  first developed  the shopping  center he hoped  that the  shopping  center or mall would  satisfy people's "physical living requirements   [and] simultaneously  [serve] their civic, cultural, and  social community  needs."  But David  Guterson  and  others criticize the materialism  of malls and  feel that  malls do not serve the community. What is your  opinion? Drawing  on ALL the articles above, and  two articles that 
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