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Enlightenment or the Great Awakening
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...independence. The Great Awakening united the colonists in anti-Catholic sentiment. This later metamorphosed into a deep anti-British fervor. The colonists realized that just as religious power lay in their own hands, so also could they take on the reins of government. The ideology of self-governance was an off-shoot of the Great Awakening. References. The Great Awakening. Analysis and Information on the First Great Awakening. Great-Awakening.com. n.d. 18 November 2011. Retrieved from http://www.great-awakening.com/... The Great Awakening Effect on the Colonies. The Great Awakening refers to the movement of religious revival which swept over the American...
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The Great Awakening
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...Awakening laid the foundation for the American Revolution. It engendered the concept of consensual government and of state rule as a contract with the people. The understanding of Puritanical covenant theology by the revivalists was mirrored in the ‘social compact’ of the Declaration of Independence. As no single religious denomination was able to complacently dominate the Great Awakening, the religious zeal of the colonists persisted and ignited the drive for independence... ? The Great Awakening. The Great Awakening. The Great Awakening refers to the wave of religious revival which swept through the American colonies between the 1730s and the 1770s. This “ revival was part of a much broader movement,...
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...awakening begun in the year the 1730s and lasted for a longer period until 1743. Due the pocketsof revivalism that had occurred prior in the ministry of Solomon and the grandfather of Jonathan Edwards. The emergence of the rivalry resulted in the involvement of the Edwards congregation being involved in the differences that were termed to be “Frontier Rivals”. Despite these rivalries by the religious leaders and the group, a religious historian Sydney E. Ahlstrom stood firm and made sure that Great Awakening will still come. The great British evangelist, George Whitefield, was assisting him. The arrival of Whitefield made a tremendous upgrade to the path that was being taken... History In America, great...
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Wedekinds Spring Awakening
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...Awakening Act One, Scene Five a) How does the scene work dramaturgically The scene works dramaturgically in a number of ways. First of all, the two characters Melchior and Wendla meet in a wood by surprise. This shows two things: first, that a lot happens by chance within this world and second, that the young teenagers spend a lot of time in the forest. Melchior says that he is "having his own thoughts" while Wendla is looking for woodruff. Neither is doing anything particularly "dramatic" in turns of a classic dramaturgy. The scene rather opens out into a world in which thought is as important as action and inaction often seems to be the dominant feeling. The fact that both... Wedekind's Spring...
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Book Report: Kate Chopins The Awakening
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...Awakening.” “The Awakening” is a short novel by Kate Chopin. It relates the story of a young New Orleans’ woman, Edna Pontellier. Edna has a kind, loving husband, Leonce and two little boys. She is an obedient wife and affectionate mother. While on a summer vacation at Grand Isle with her family, Edna falls in love with young Robert Lebrun, who soon leaves for Mexico. Edna is fired by a restless longing and misses Robert. On her return to New Orleans, she enters into an affair with Alcee Arobin. Her sexual awakening coincides with her longing for self-identity and independence. She leaves her husband and moves to a separate house. Robert returns and declares his love... Book Report: Kate Chopin’s “The...
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Critical Analysis of The Awakening
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...Awakening Affiliation with more information about affiliation, research grants, conflict of interest and how to contact. Critical Analysis of The Awakening        The novel, “The Awakening”, was written in the late nineteenth century by Kate Chopin and the book appeared in 1899. When the novel first appeared, Kate Chopin was criticized by the society for illustrating a sexual, independent woman who breaks away from the strict southern patriarchy hierarchy.  In the novel, the main character Edna commits suicide as the final resort to break free from the oppression of the Victorian society. In the Victorian society, there were many restrictions as to what women should do... ?Critical Analysis of The...
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Critical analysis of The Awakening
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...Awakening Affiliation with more information about affiliation, research grants, conflict of interest and how to contact. Critical Analysis of The Awakening        The novel, “The Awakening”, was written in the late nineteenth century by Kate Chopin and the book appeared in 1899. When the novel first appeared, Kate Chopin was criticized by the society for illustrating a sexual, independent woman who breaks away from the strict southern patriarchy hierarchy.  In the novel, the main character Edna commits suicide as the final resort to break free from the oppression of the Victorian society. In the Victorian society, there were many restrictions as to what women should do... Critical Analysis of The...
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The novel The Awakening by Kate Chopin
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...Awakening one can clearly identify the underlying elements of feminism and feminist perspectives in the novel. Edna’s cry for independence and her fight towards male dominating society for existence always inspire the reader to create a feminist perspective. The protagonist Edna Pontellier is struggling to reconcile her ongoing unorthodox concepts on femininity and motherhood with the background of prevailing social attitudes. The problem of gender in equality is visible in Kate Chopin’snovel. Gender and awakening sexuality have shown their importance as underlying themes in the novel The Awakening. In Launce’s opinion...
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Kate Chopin's The Awakening
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...independence for Edna Pontellier, the novel's main character. Two other important characters are also highlighted to enforce the use of this symbolism, and they are Edna's husband, Leonce Pontellier (who sees Edna as part of his personal propery) and Mademoiselle Reisz (who captivates Edna with her music and independent spirit). Thesis Statement: An analysis of Kate Chopin's "The Awakening" exploring the writer's talent for using the bird as a symbol in portraying feminism and independence in the novel's main character, Edna Pontellier. The Awakening... Outline This analysis of Kate Chopin's "The Analysis" explores the use of symbolism in the form of birds to portray feminism and...
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Chopins The Awakening
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...independence brings no solace – in fact, her last memory is of the companionship of her father, something she cannot have while out on the sea (Chopin, 1899, Ch. 39, Par. 33). Works Cited Chopin, K (1899). The Awakening. Retrieved from http://www.gutenberg.org/files/160/160-h/160-h.htm Your Name Prof’s Name Course Code Date Part II: Paraphrase Original paragraph I: “The linguistic strategy of economy of stereotype is prominent in Kate Chopin's The Awakening. Edna has a “quadroon nurse” (7) who is looked upon as a “huge encumbrance” (7... ? Prof’s Part I: Symbolism The Sea is one of the most potent symbols in Chopin’s The Awakening. It clearly representsescape from the pressures that she faces, but there...
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U.S History: Great Awakening
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...Awakening Great Awakening was an unplanned sequence of protestant revivals. The fists round of awakening took place during the 1930s inEngland, but this made a significant weight on the residents of Virginia between 1750s and 1760s. The awakening was introduced in Northampton by Jonathan Edwards, who was the minister for the local congregational. This exceptional evangelical outburst distorted the course of the America history (p. 124). Whiskey Rebellion This crisis erupted when a group of farmers from Pennsylvania complained against introduction of an allegedly unfair federal excise tax, which was imposed on distilled whiskey. The bill that proposed this tax was originally passed... ?PART I Great...
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The Awakening by Kate Chopin
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...Awakening “Published in 1899, The Awakening remains an important title in feminist literature” (Kniss). The Awakening by Kate Chopin is a story about a woman, Edna Pontellier, who is married and has two young sons. Her age is around 28 years and she is spending her vacations with her family at Grand Isle. The main point of this story is the change in the feelings of Edna. She begins to realize that her role in the society is not just restricted to her home and family. Rather she thinks that she is also a valuable part of the society who needs to fulfill her instinct desires instead of staying at home and taking care of children and husband. It does not mean that she... ?[Your full full October 06, The...
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Kate Chopin: The Awakening analysis
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...Awakening analysis The Awakening is a short story published by Kate Chopin a renowned in 1899. The author has also written two novels and a hundred other short stories which appeared in her published collections A Night in Acadie (1897) and Bayou Folk (1894). Her short stories received an excellent reception with most being published in the Americans prestigious magazines such as Harpers Young People, Vogue, Youths Companion, the Atlantic Monthly, and the Century (Chopin 1). The Awakening was however faced with a lot of criticism with the critics describing it as displeasing, vulgar and morbid. In this paper, the awakening...
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Character Analysis on EDNA from the novel The Awakening by Kate Choplin
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...Awakening" by Kate Choplin Kate Choplin’s The Awakening is narrated in thethird person mode. Throughout the novel, there is revelation of support for female independence. In the main, the narrator expresses genuine sympathy for Edna, the protagonist in the novel. An in-depth analysis of the novel reveals that solitude is a consequence of independence and self-expression. Edna Pontellier’s achievement of independence is accompanied with solitude. The traditions of the 18th century limited women’s self-expression and independence (43). Women were expected to dispense their domestic duties and ensure the health of their households. Bloom posits... English Character Analysis on Edna from the novel "The...
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The Awakening by Kate Chopin
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...independence has on a person and his or her participation in the society. Arguably, Kate does not advocate for freedom of expression, but rather, educates the women on what such freedom would do for them. It also shows that women would have to pay a lot to get that which they deserve. Work Cited Chopin, Kate. The Awakening. New York: H.S. Stone & Co, 1899. Print.... The Awakening One of Kate Chopin’s exceptional works is The Awakening. The story explores the concept of oppression of women by male domination in the 1800s. The book centers on New Orleans in the 1800s. The story revolves around the life of Edna and her Husband, Mr. Pontellier. However, the...
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Self and society and the Awakening
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...Awakening was first published in 1899, the society was ready to embrace Chopin’s novel which began its ascension into literary distinction. The complete collection of Chopin’s artistry was published. New strong character in Edna Pontellier was brought to the blossoming field of feminist literature. Here we may say that the whole struggle for Edna’s independence revealed to the reader again can be depicted by the vivid metaphor comparing her learning to swim... The New Woman in Kate Chopins the Awakening Kate Chopin’s novel The Awakening, now recognized as an American ic, published in 1899 was approved by most women who praised the author’s writing talents and made most men disdain the novel’s sensational ...
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The New Woman in Kate Chopin's the Awakening
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...Awakening was first published in 1899, the society was ready to embrace Chopin's novel which began its ascension into literary distinction. The complete collection of Chopin's artistry was published. New strong character in Edna Pontellier was brought to the blossoming field of feminist literature. Here we may say that the whole struggle for Edna's independence revealed to the reader again can be depicted by the vivid metaphor comparing her learning to swim with her... The New Woman in Kate Chopin's the Awakening Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening, now recognized as an American ic, published in 1899 was approvedby most women who praised the author's writing talents and made most men disdain the novel's...
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Feminist Perspective of The Awakening by Kate Chopin
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...awakening’ to her independence as she is showing more of her skills other than the usual child rearing, cooking, washing and many more that the other... Edna’s Failure In Pursuit Of Awakening from Feminism Edna’s Failure In Pursuit Of Awakening From Feminism The Awakening is a novel written by Kate Chopin. It centers on a woman by the name Edna Pontellier, who is experimenting her own sexual desires and her roles as a female in the society. Edna struggles through thick and thin to establish an identity of her own rather than be perceived as an ordinary woman following the norms and traditions of her society. Edna decides to follow her own path. She decides not to be associated with the dictators of...
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Discuss the treatment of women in Kate chopins The Story of an hour and The Awakening
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...Awakening in Kate Chopin’s Works The Victorian age was a time of strong contradictions which are often captured in the writings of women working in this time period. As the world changed around them, women began to question their allotted place in society as more opportunities opened for them, giving them a means of self-support and thus freeing them from the required yoke of male domination. However, it was rarely possible for them to attain both comfort and independence alone. These are the issues typically explored in womens writing of the time, such as in the work of Kate Chopin. Chopin reveals deep meaning within the text of both her short stories and her longer works through... Instances of...
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The Awakening by kate chopin, Old Mortality by Katherine anne porter
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...Awakening by Kate Chopin and Old Mortality by Katherine Anne Porter: 5“The Awakening” is a novel written by Kate Chopin. It is the story of an ordinary woman’s relentless struggle against orthodox social ideas. It is the story of survival also because an ordinary woman is shown working hard to survive in an unfriendly patriarchal society which disapproves her search for individual freedom. Katherine Anne Porter is another topnotch authoress of her time who has written the short novel “Old Mortality.” The plot of this novel is in a way similar to that of The Awakening because here too, a woman breaks free from social tangles by rebelling against them to realize her real potential... 17 April The...
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The Novel Kate Chopin The Awakening and the Short Story by Kate Chopin The Story of an Hour
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...independent selfhood" (Chopin, 1982). She was found to be moving into the water and swimming away from the shore where she would remember "Leonce and the children. They were a part of her life. But they need not have thought that they could possess her, body and soul" (Chopin, 1982). She escaped to the world of freedom. The protagonist of the story ‘The Story of An Hour’, Mrs. Mallard is similar to the protagonist of the novel ‘The awakening’. She was not happy with the bonded life she had with her husband. Even though she was panicked at the news... assignment is due The relationship between an individual and the society (which the individualis part of) is highly complex. The nature of the individual...
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Declaration of Independence- Thomas Jefferson Final
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...awakening of American nationalism. The indictment of the king simply pushes the line further. With the appropriate reasons at hand, the fury of the American people to the subjugation they were into can set their hearts on fire and stagger for an immediate revolt against their oppressors. The decision of Jefferson to use this kind of tone in this particular portion of the Declaration justifies the desire of the author and the American people as a whole to end the British regime in the American soil. Thomas Jefferson’s imagery of a “Free and Independent” America can be clearly seen in the final area of the Declaration of independence. In the textual point of view with regards... The Declaration of...
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Explore the full implications of the various images of birds in the novel the awakening .how do the different species of birds
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...awakening. How do the different species of birds mentioned symbolize different ideas? For most part, Kate Chopin enriches her novel “The Awakening” with imagery and symbolism through species of birds which essentially reflect the roles, sentiments, and influences of the major female characters Edna Pontellier and Mademoiselle Reisz in the story that depicts a woman’s gradual release from the clutch of austere social conventions. Since the issue of woman’s independence is central to the main theme of “The Awakening”, Chopin could have necessitated to incorporate birds in the figurative attempt of illustrating how Edna copes... Explore the full implications of the various images of birds in the novel the...
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The Awakening
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...AWAKENING (1899) By Katherine Chopin (1850-1904) PART I: Critical Appreciation by Carole Stone (1986) Carole Stone has critically analyzed thenovel under study by Chopin, where the critic aims to explain the personality traits of the protagonist Edna with a view of her immersion, passion and fascination. Stone compares Edna’s personality with two other characters of the novel i.e. Adèle Ratignolle, a mother-woman, and Madame. Reisz, the pianist. “Adèle embodies female biology, always talking of her condition, for she has a baby about every two years. Adèles opposite, Mme. Reisz, a serious artist, is unmarried. She exemplifies the solitary life of the dedicated artist.” (Stone, 1986) Stone... THE...
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Spring awakening
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...Awakening Spring awakening is a play written by Frank Wedekind who was a German playwright who is considered a forerunner of expressionism. In his play, he showed lifelong aggression towards the moral code of the society especially the hypocrisy of the society’s attitude towards sexuality. The play faced recurrent suppression for a long time because of the Frank representation of adolescent sexuality, homoeroticism on the stage that was as a result of suppression and societal pretense. The Spring Awakening was presumed as a pornography play by many people in the society. This writing compares modern America and the issues faced by the teenagers in Spring Awakening. In Spring awakening... Spring...
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THE AWAKENING
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...awakening during the vacation and chooses a new way of life where she even falls in love with another person, Robert Lebrun (Chopin 12–20). Notably, a cultural woman in the 19th century was supposed to take the responsibility of a wife and mother. However, the novel reflects upon the cultural stereotypes of women's personalities by showing how the awakening drove Edna to make new choices in her life, which were contrary to her old lifestyle, and her urge to live a new and independent life. The novel reflects the role of a wife and mother. Indeed, it is socially acceptable... The Awakening Kate Chopin first published the novel The Awakening in 1899. The novel is set at the coast of Southern Louisiana in...
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The Awakening
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...Awakening A Critical Response In her novel “The Awakening” Kate Chopin explores into the position of a woman in the Victorian male dominated society by subverting the gender role. She makes her heroine Edna Pontellier play independently and autocratically in the realm of men. The prospect of freedom provokes Edna to defy her social responsibilities that tends to define the Victorian femininity and womanhood. But ultimately she fails to perceive that greater freedom is entitled with greater sincerity and responsibility. Though she chooses to act on her own, she fails to understand that freedom without responsibility brings about anarchy... Subversion of Gender and Freedom without Responsibility in the...
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The Awakening
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...Awakening Kate Chopin (1850-1904) is one of the most influential feminist novelists of late 19th century, who first time penned down, in the history of English Literature, the sensitive issue related to social and emotional freedom of women folk. Thus, she appears to be pioneer in respect of discussing the suppression of the women at the hands of male dominating society. The present study aims to examine and analyze her magnum opus “The Awakening” (1899), which is viewed as the leading piece of literature has been created within feminist perspective. Though Chopin has courageously raised voice against the confinement of women within four walls, as well as...
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Spring Awakening
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...Awakening Introduction With the passage of time, man’s stances towards various realities and notions of life have evolved. However the evolution has not occurred overnight in fact it has gone through various stages before obtaining the form and understanding that these notions enjoy in the contemporary world. Some aspects of human life that were considered to be a taboo in the society, before, have now become a common affair today, so much so, that they are discussed in open atmosphere with great liberty and open mindedness. Few centuries ago, sex was a taboo and was not discussed in open environment or public places. Discussion of sex was taken as something extremely personal and confined... Spring...
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The oppression of Victorian women and expressing feminist sentiment, concerning hysteria, in The Awakening in terms of the gothi
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...independence of her body and soul which she has been deprived of so far. Chopin makes Edna reject her husband’s advancements and use phrases like “don’t speak to me like that again” or “I don’t wish to go in, and I don’t intend to” to enlighten the reader about the slow and steady transitioning that she is undergoing (1899, p.80). However, it was a savagely unacceptable behaviour from a woman of that era, and that is why Chopin eventually shows the breaking down of Edna. Keith Newlin writes that “Edna’s awakening sexuality is certainly problematic in its threat to her marriage because it leads to her own emotional instability” (2011, p.65). Edna... ? Oppression of Victorian Women and Expression of...
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In The Awakening, Edna Pontellier is closely associated with two other women who represent opposite extremes of acceptable behavior for women of her social class: Madame Ratignolle and Mademoiselle Reisz. Discuss how EITHER woman serves as a foil for Edn
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...Awakening In the Awakening, Edna Pontellier who is a in her late twenties awakens to her identity and sexuality. She is a sexually and emotionally repressed outsider and has a little understanding of what is expected of her by the Creole society where she is married. After flirting with Robert Lebrun, she realizes that there are other fulfilling possibilities in life and not just her existence as a mother and wife. She suddenly starts to feel dissatisfied with her husband and the conservative marriage life. Therefore, she transforms from a semi-conscious state of been a devoted mother and wife to been... How Madame Ratignolle Serves as a Foil for Edna and how poorly suited Edna’s aspirations are in the...
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Auditor independence
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...INDEPENDENCE By Department Auditor Independence Maintaining auditor independence is important to the auditing profession (Krishnamurthy & Nan, 2006, p. 465). Recently Hossain (2013, p. 246) cites that; there are issues of independence and potential conflicts that pervade accounting functions. There is an extensive doubt that accounts go beyond their usual role of advocacy to design and sell illegal products to the clients. Those concepts can enable the clients to evade taxes, and the accountants benefit on direct lucrative fees from the consulting services. The accountants serve as financial engineers to structure purposeful transactions that circumvent the accounting standards. Without... AUDITOR...
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Auditor Independence
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...INDEPENDENCE Audit is the process of evaluating a set of financial ments, processes, systems to comment on the vera and authenti of the same, that the books of accounts represent a true and fair view of state of affairs an enterprise. Investors, regulators, creditors and other third parties place credence on audited statements. It can be clearly seen that if audit is to be carried out in free and objective manner the auditors must be independent in fact (actual independence) and if their opinions are to be accepted auditors must also appear to be independent. Corporate world has time and again been rocked by scandals and sudden failures, of these, Enron & World Tel are considered water shed...
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Promoting Independence
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...Independence Promoting Independence [The [The of the Promoting Independence Introduction The most significant debates among the parties involved in the framework's development concerned the role of promoting independence in appearance and the appropriateness of a threats and safeguards approach. The nature of those debates provides important insights into the future of auditor independence regulation (Adams, R., 2002). Human Rights Development Human Rights are rights that belong to an human being or group of individuals as a result of being human. They refer to a broad range of values or capabilities thought to improve human agency and affirmed to be universal in character... Running Head: Promoting...
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Independence Day
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...Independence Day Meaning of Independence Day Introduction: Every year on July four the United s celebrates its independence day, different meanings have been attached to this day depending on the understanding the history of the pre colonial period. Following the colonization of the united state by the British a revolution war broke in April in 1975, the British responded to this rebellion by passing prohibitive acts and hiring German mercenaries to suppress the rebellion. There were increased efforts to declare the 13 states independence from British rule and this led to the formation of a committee by congress to draft the declaration, among those selected by congress included former... Running Head:...
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Kosovo Independence
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...INDEPENDENCE Kosovo Independence Insert Insert Grade Insert October 29, Kosovo Independence Introduction Edmund Burke conceived society as being made up of complex web-work of institutions that undergo continuous growth (Raeder 1). Social order and political progress in most societies emerge from the interplay of the way social institutions are managed and run, as well as its overall relation with social forces. As a result, most societies become victims of social and political conflict when social institutions fail per se to regulate the social behaviors of diverse population and interest groups (Raeder p.1). Kosovo gained independence in 2008 when major international states... ?Running head: KOSOVO...
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Auditors independence
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...independent is clearly the most important factor here, and independence is defined as being the "ability to withstand pressure from management influence when conducting... Auditing Auditing Auditing is an incredibly important matter in the world today, and if you want to learn about a matter such as this, then there are several embedded matters that you will need to inform yourself on first; such as the fact that an auditor's objective is basically defined as that of "to provide a high level of assurance through the issue of a positive expression of opinion that enhances the credibility of an assertion about an accountability matter" (Gay & Simnett, 2003, p.745). However the fact of this auditor to be...
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Audit Independence
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...independence enjoyed by auditors in providing a true and fair view on a client company's financial statements have been debatable issues ever since the incidence of Enron etc. Such incidences made it evident to the world that auditing profession is lacking its effectiveness in reporting problems with a client company's financial condition to the shareholders. The audit quality as well as the investor confidence was greatly affected when the audit firm Arthur Andersen seriously failed to truly represent the shareholders. One of the major causes behind the occurrence of that incidence was the uncompetitive nature... Introduction The lack of competition in the audit marketplace and its effects on the...
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Frank Wedeknds play Springs Awakening
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...Awakening Analysis This paper encompasses and analysis of Frank Wedeknd's play "Spring's Awakening". An understanding of scene analysis and theme extension will be shown during the analysis of the play. In addition, the information examined for the analysis and the scene analysis will present how the development of the play is supported by these factors. In order to properly analyze the work the theme and other aspects of the "Awakening" will first be examined. Four scenes from the play will be analyzed, Act One Scene 5, Act Two Scene 7, act 3 Scene 5 and Act Three Scene 7. Spring's Awakening, was published by Wedekind in 1891. However, it was not actually performed until 1906. "Spring's... Spring's...
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Awakening Religious Tensions
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...Awakening Religious Tensions How do these documents help explain the appeal of the Great Awakening to American colonists, particularly the "common people"? What legacies, ideas or practices remained after the revivals of the Great Awakening ended? George Whitefield was the most influential preacher during the first awakening. In his sermon, ‘Marks of a True Conversion’, George Whitefield spoke to his audiences about how true Christians had to conduct themselves so as to be worthy of their savior’s grace. He put a lot of emphasis on being ‘born again’. George Whitefield truly believed that true conversion brought a noticeable change in the souls of those who were... Module History and Political Science:...
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Kate Chopins The Awakening
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...Awakening (1899) has distinctively achieved critical acclaim for its literary importance as well as for its thematic concerns, and it is celebrated for the specific emphasis on the issues concerning women. Though it took a long time to achieve public attention, The Awakening touched the nerve of many readers through the time, and the stimulating ending of the novel, along with the exceptionally sumptuous imagery, demands concentrated efforts of critical analysis and literary appreciation. In this paper, a profound analysis... of the characteristic literary elements of the story such as the plot, characterization, style, symbolism etc is emphasized in order to conclude on Chopin's concerns for...
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History Discussion
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...awakening The great awakening led to significance change in the American society in that it prepared them for war of independence. Many years before the war, revivalism enlightened people that they should be courageous when confronting religious authority and that when churches were still oppressing the believers and not heeding to their expectations, the people would break off and create new churches (Wallis 45). Throughout the period of great awakening, Colonist understood that religious power vested in their hands rather than under the authority of the Church of England or any religious authority. In addition, it led to establishment of new denominations... Great awakening Introduction The great ...
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Kate Chopins The Awakening
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...Awakening, has been hailed by several critics as a remarkable expression of the feminist ideology. Ivy Schweitzer, a professor of American literature, argues the novel to be remarkable in its obvious, yet subtle, expressions of frustration at the subordination of women and their virtual imprisonment in the home. She further holds the novel to be unique because it expresses this frustration, even anger, at a time when few believed the subordination of women to be anything but natural (160-161). The Awakening, in other words, has been interpreted as a precursor to the feminist movement's call for equality. Some of these interpretations... , such as that forwarded by the American literature...
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Democratic Awakening (1989 - 2009)
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...Awakening (1989 - 2009) due: Table of Contents Table of Contents Introduction 3 The fall of communism as marked by the fall of Berlin Wall 3 The fall of Berlin Wall and the beginning of democratic awakening 4 Post-catastrophic learning processes 5 Americanized its popular culture and consumption patterns 7 Conclusion 8 References 10 Introduction Transitions to democracy happened in Eastern Europe during the ‘autumn of the people’ in 1989. The fall of communism surprised everyone because it was not anticipated that the communist system that was rigid would fall suddenly and peacefully (Przeworski, 1991). This essay will look into the fall of communism and the initiation... of...
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Spring Awakening Analysis
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...Awakening Analysis This paper encompasses and analysis of Frank Wedeknd’s play “Spring’s Awakening”. An understanding of scene analysis and theme extension will be shown during the analysis of the play. In addition, the information examined for the analysis and the scene analysis will present how the development of the play is supported by these factors. In order to properly analyze the work the theme and other aspects of the “Awakening” will first be examined. Four scenes from the play will be analyzed, Act One Scene 5, Act Two Scene 7, act 3 Scene 5 and Act Three Scene 7. Spring’s Awakening, was published by Wedekind in 1891. However, it was not actually performed until 1906. “Spring’s... Spring’s...
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Awakening by Kate Chopin
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...AWAKENING The novel was first published in the year 1899, when Kate Chopin was at the peak of her popularity. Though much of her writings had controversial matters depicted in it as narrative reporting, this novel was not of such kind. The novel provides a different view toward the actions and emotions of the independent protagonist. The open discussion of emotional and sexual needs of women in the novel had a shocking impact on the readers of her time and was eventually not received well. But after some fifty years, people began to view the novel in a new angle accepting the notions of female sexuality and equality thus promoting the work as a classic. The protagonist of the novel suddenly...
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Essay 1: Carol Berkin, Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence
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...Independence Introduction One rarely hears about a symposium being held on the subject, “Men-their role in the society.” Such discussions are mostly about women. Women can be equal to the tasks being performed by men. Notwithstanding the persecutions that she suffers at every stage of life, not only in the traditional societies, but even in the progressive ones, her sacrifices when the occasion demands, are great. Woman is not equal to man, but more equal! She has shown her capacity to challenge the complex roles, hitherto not performed by her, when historical necessities... History and Political Science, Essay Topic: Essay Carol Berkin, Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America’s...
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The Awakening- By Kate Chopin
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...Awakening – Kate Chopin In 1899, Kate Chopin published a very controversial feminist novel, The Awakening, which was a realistic account of complex psychological feelings and the social constructs of the nineteenth century. It is categorized as a contemporary novel, which is rather a reflection of American Modernism, challenging the atrocities that were carried out against the feminist notions during the nineteenth century. To present the views on feminism and motherhood and to challenge the prevalent views on these concepts, the author has used Edna as the protagonist of the novel, who undergoes several awakenings during its course. This was the time when the orthodox views on womanhood... The...
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The Awakening by Kate Chopin
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...awakening that leads her to extra-marital affairs that fail to fulfill her needs. She moves into another house in order to lead what she considers an independent life. This attempt too, fails her. She eventually commits suicide, driven to desperation by her failed attempts to attain respectability in a society that refused to provide women with it. Edna’s problem can be seen... number Kate Chopin's most important work, The Awakening, shall be looked into and analyzed in this paper. As part of this research, the inadequacies of the feminism that Chopin advocates through her female protagonist, Edna Pontellier shall be looked into. This does not however, mean that this paper totally nullifies the...
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Criticism of the play
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...Awakening Spring Awakening is a play written by American poet and screen Steven Sater. The play in the musical interpretation of a 1892 German play of the same name written by Frank Wedekind. The play won eight Tony Awards in 2007. The play has been set in late 19th century depicting the teenagers trying to discover the inner and outer tumult of sexuality. The play provides deep insight to the feelings and expectations of the teenagers that eventually compelled them to take some unexpected and unwanted actions. The play tells the tale of an adolescent who thought that her mother has not taught her the necessary lessons and she should learn the process of baby birth and delivery... Number] Spring...
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