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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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Kate Chopins The Awakening
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...awakening in the protagonist. In the development of the main themes of the novel, other characters including Lonce Pontellier, Robert Lebrun, Alce Arobin, Madame Ratignolle, and Mademoiselle Reisz et al make their remarkable contribution. The characterization of the novel has been... Critical Analysis Women's issues provide a central theme in the literatures of every nation and period, though some particular periods in the history of literature are specifically noted for their superior emphasis on such issues. In the history of English literature, several distinguished writers have emphasized the need for improved role of women in the social life, and many often these writers depend on different literary ...
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Spring Awakening
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...Awakening” addressed such a bold issue and brought this taboo topic to limelight in public to make them understand the changing requirements of changing times (New York Times, 2006). Theme of the Play The theme of the play is sex orientation among teens and the arousal of feelings and emotions of youth and the desire to meet... Spring 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 ...
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Kate Chopins The Awakening
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...theme, support the mentioned interpretation, this paper shall focus on the bird symbolism used throughout. Not only does the bird symbol represent Edna Pontellier and her caging, but represents her journey to awakening and her eventual crash/suicide. As indicated by the title, Kate Chopin's novel is about the female protagonist's awakening to the reality... Kate Chopin's nineteenth century novel, The 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...
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...theme the author maintains while creating such a fabulous work i.e. the Awakening, which is still being imitated by the Marxist and feminist writers all over the globe. The novel depicts the social and domestic life at Grand Isle, South Creole, where the author has described the bitter realities of life along under the thick curtain of apparently vivid and thrilling environment. Though financial... ?The 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...
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Wedekinds Spring Awakening
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...awakening of sexuality that is about to occur, which brings the audience back to the original symbol of the tree as an embodiment of fertility. The scene also exemplifies the episodic nature of the play at this point. Thus characters meet one another, have conversations and then the scene changes to new characters being introduced who follow the same pattern. This is classic exposition in which the playwright introduces the characters, setting and themes to the audience before setting the actual drama... Wedekind's Spring 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 ...
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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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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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Critical Analysis of The Awakening
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...themes through the use of symbolisms and other literary terms. The main theme that stands out in novel is the gender issues and the breakup of patriarchal social conventions. The main character awakens from the oppression of the patriarchal rules and rouses her from the dullness and the rules that she had always lived in. In the novel “The awakening”, Kate... ?Critical Analysis of The 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...
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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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Critical analysis of The Awakening
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...themes through the use of symbolisms and other literary terms. The main theme that stands out in novel is the gender issues and the breakup of patriarchal social conventions. The main character awakens from the oppression of the patriarchal rules and rouses her from the dullness and the rules that she had always lived in. In the novel “The awakening”, Kate... Critical Analysis of The 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...
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Self and society and the Awakening
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...Awakening one month before Chopin’s novel was published in 1899 and described the story as “so keen in its analysis of character, so subtle in its presentation of emotional effects that it seems to reveal life as well as represent it“ (Toth 228). On April 22, 1899, after Herbert S. Stone & Company published The Awakening, critics were already whetting their literary swords with which they would cut into pieces both the prurient theme of The Awakening and the amoral behavior of Edna Pontellier. The literary society roundly condemned Chopin’s book. Most critics considered... The New Woman in Kate Chopins the Awakening Kate Chopin’s novel The Awakening, now recognized as an American ic, published in 1899...
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The Awakening and Into The Wild
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...theme them of how to be accepted into society with The Awakening incorporating a female character as the protagonist and Into the Wild incorporating a male character as the protagonist. This paper will discuss how the two writing bring out these themes (the effects of self-expression) through analysis of character roles, conflict resolution and literary devices. Edna is the central character in The Awakening, which also refers to her title. The 28 years old woman, who is wifed to a New Orleans businessman, instantly finds herself... The Awakening and Into the Wild Introduction The Awakening (1899), formally d A Solitary Soul, refers to a novel written by Kate Chopin. Set in the Southern Louisiana Coast...
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The New Woman in Kate Chopin's the Awakening
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...Awakening one month before Chopin's novel was published in 1899 and described the story as "so keen in its analysis of character, so subtle in its presentation of emotional effects that it seems to reveal life as well as represent it" (Toth 228). On April 22, 1899, after Herbert S. Stone & Company published The Awakening, critics were already whetting their literary swords with which they would cut into pieces both the prurient theme of The Awakening and the amoral behavior of Edna Pontellier. The literary society roundly condemned Chopin's book. Most critics considered the novel... The New Woman in Kate Chopin's the Awakening Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening, now recognized as an American ic, published ...
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Feminist Perspective of The Awakening by Kate Chopin
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...Theme of feminism is outlined where she depends on her family and not herself for the beauty she has. Adele is aware of her femininity and does not engage in flirting activities. Feminism is evident in another scenario where Edna swims in an ocean after a party at Ratignolles. In this incident, Edna is outlined as one who is showing her new skills in swimming (Chopin, 1994). This incident is in a party where there are several people watching her. This shows that she is ‘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...
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Discuss the treatment of women in Kate chopins The Story of an hour and The Awakening
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...theme that runs through much of Chopins work. This concept of awakening to the self is also the primary action of Chopins short story "The Story of an Hour." The story begins with the introduction of a frail woman sitting in her home being told by her sister and a friend of the death of her husband. “She wept at once, with sudden... Instances of 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...
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Their eyes were watching God has been called an awakening novel.Discuss the meaning of this term and relate it to janie
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...awakening” of Janie in this novel and that of Edna in The Awakening (Chopin). Janie returns her hometown draggled and tired out. Everyone is astonished to see her in this condition. She becomes the subject of criticism for porch sitters who gossip outside her friend Pheoby and her husband Sam Watson’s home. However, Pheoby defends her and tries to comfort her by asking her what has happened during the last few months. She takes Janie to her house and offers her food and comfort and empathically listens to her story. A theme of judgment thus develops in the story. Porch sitters judged Janie in a wrong way by using harsh words and criticizing her past actions and current looks, whereas Pheoby... ? Janie in ...
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Theme
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...Themes in “The Joy Luck Club” Essay In the novel “The Joy Luck Club” written by Tan, the character of Ying-ying St. Claire was proffered in Chapter 4, entitled the Moon Lady and in Chapter 14, Waiting Between the Trees. Her character in the novel was ingenuously depicted by Tan as transcending from a spoiled, lively and stubborn girl to being perceived as having lost her identity and strength due to life’s trials and vicissitudes and was thereby regarded as a totally restrained person who kept her silence for a long time. The theme applicable to her story is the importance of developing a strong sense of one's own identity and personal strength, despite...
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The Local Colors Writing of Kate Chopin's The Awakening
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...Awakening" The relationship between men and women and the economic aspects that go along with that issue are also realistic. Edna is "owned" at various points in the novel by her father, husband, Arobin, and Robert. Victor speaks of women in terms of possession, and Leonce is shown to class her as property, and to see her as a symbol of his social status. Edna herself remarks that as she moves into the pigeon house she feels she is lower on the social rank. Another naturalistic element in the novel is the portrayal of Edna as a victim of fate, chance, of an uncaring world, pulled into a consuming, but indifferent sea. In the end, despite her developments... The Local Colors Writing of Kate Chopin's "The...
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...Theme Theme A Temporary Matter The main theme of the story A Temporary Matter by Jhumpa Lahiri is “the little things in life” that also attribute to the subsequent occurrences in the story. Each event in the story accompanies a theme and also leads to another fundamental happening in the story. Imperatively, all the themes operate around the main theme of the little things in life. The instances of the story contribute to the temporary matter, which is the title of the story. The main issues addressed include immigrant experience, marriage and love, communication, parent child relationships, religion and tradition, partition and nature1. The immigrant experience is marked by the narrator... Theme A...
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...Theme of Emancipation in A Dolls House & “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid. It’s the unending story through the Ages; it’s about him and her! The word marriage has a beautiful meaning. It is supposed to be the happy state of togetherness. Married life is like the scale of justice. Both arms of the scale are equally important to strike the correct balance. Imbalance leads to many problems. Ibsen in “A Doll’s House” develops a powerful theme—that of emancipation of a woman. What can a doll do? It will be controlled by the string to which it is attached. It has no free movements of its own. That is the type of married life Nora and Torvald live. Nora’s submissiveness to him is seen... Order 538869 Topic: The Theme...
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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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Theme Analysis Assignment for from black boy
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...Theme Analysis Assignment – Non-Fiction Unit The literary convention that is used to analyze the short story entitled “from Black Boy” written by Robert Wright is the theme or the main idea in the story. After reading the short story, one realized that the theme is the surprising feeling of awareness or new discoveries in knowing the whites that the black boy, Richard, has discovered after reading different stories from the library. Being told from the point of view of the author himself, he possibly intended to make the readers aware of how he got to be interested in reading, which could also be the driving force for his next interest in writing. The story therefore unfolded... of the...
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THE AWAKENING
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...Awakening Kate Chopin first published the novel The Awakening in 1899. The novel is set at the coast of Southern Louisiana in New Orleans and revolves around a woman, Edna Pontellier, who does not want to bear the responsibility of a wife and mother as the society dictated in the 19th century (Chopin 3–8). The novel portrays the views on femininity and motherhood against the prevailing social attitudes at the time. Indeed, it was fundamental in initiating early feminism, thus generating mixed reactions from the society. In compiling the report, I will discuss how the novel reflects upon and challenge the limiting cultural stereotypes of women's personalities in the 19th century. I will also... The...
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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 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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Appreciating Life as the Central Theme of the Movie Awakenings
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...Theme of the Movie ‘Awakenings’ The central theme of the movie ‘Awakenings’ is that of the importance of appreciating life and this is successfully explored throughout the movie through its plot, setting and character development. Released in 1990 though set in the late 1960s the movie tells the true story of a group of catatonic patients who are given a new but ultimately brief chance at life via an innovative new drug administered by an ambitious neurologist. This plot, the hospital setting and the range of characters involved all serve to examine and convey the theme of the story and the message it attempts to convey – that life is a precious gift yet... Submitted: Appreciating Life as the Central...
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Their Eyes were watching God has been called an Awakening Novel
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...awakening novel”. Discuss the meaning of this termand relate it to Janie. Their eyes were watching God has been called “an awakening novel” because it enlightens us of many important issues in the society which must be dealt with. The novel also teaches us some important lessons of life though Janie Crawford, the central character’s life, her search for love, her ultimate goals and her experiences. These lessons can otherwise only be learnt through experience. The novel is the story of Janie, a sixteen year old girl who dreams of love. The story expands to the next twenty four years of her life during which she got marries three times. During... Their Eyes were Watching God has been called "an...
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Theme Analysis Assignment for from black boy
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...Theme Analysis Assignment – Non-Fiction Unit The literary convention that is used to analyze the short story entitled “from Black Boy” written by Robert Wright is the theme or the main idea in the story. After reading the short story, one realized that the theme is the surprising feeling of awareness or new discoveries in knowing the whites that the black boy, Richard, has discovered after reading different stories from the library. Being told from the point of view of the author himself, he possibly intended to make the readers aware of how he got to be interested in reading, which could also be the driving force for his next interest in writing. The story therefore unfolded with the idea... June 2,...
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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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...Awakening” (1899), Charlotte Perkins Gilman's “The Yellow Wallpaper” (1892) and Henry James “The Turn of the Screw” (1898), etc. displayed feminist sentiments concerning hysteria profoundly (Serafin & Bendixen, 2005, p.362). The Awakening, the centre of discussion here, displays a Victorian era society in Louisiana during 1899, and underlines tabooed themes of feminine biological desires and pursuance of self-identity through the protagonist Edna Pontellier. Revealing hysteria as a repercussion of pursuing self-identity in The Awakening: The Awakening is one of those few literary masterpieces that covered... ? Oppression of Victorian Women and Expression of Feminist sentiments concerning Hysteria By:...
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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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Chopins The Awakening
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...Awakening. It clearly representsescape from the pressures that she faces, but there are more nuanced ways of examining this symbol. When one examines the sea through a psychological lens, it represents the paradox of freedom: that happiness requires both freedom and fellowship, and that freedom is inherently also isolation, with the ultimate freedom being the ultimate isolation. The sea functions as a symbol of freedom, clearly, but it is also a symbol of intense isolation. The novel begins the development of this symbol from the very beginning of the novel, calling the “abysses of solitude” a place of “inward... ? Prof’s Part I: Symbolism The Sea is one of the most potent symbols in Chopin’s The...
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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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The Great Awakening
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...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, an evangelical upsurge taking place simultaneously on the other side of the Atlantic, most notably in England, Scotland, and Germany” (Heyrman, 2009). This revitalization of religion may be seen as an Age of Faith born in reaction to the Age of Enlightenment, in which logic and scientific reason superseded religious belief and dogma. The Great Awakening had its roots in seventeenth century England. Under Oliver Cromwell’s influence, political maneuvering extinguished... ? The Great...
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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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The Great Awakening
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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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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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Kate Chopin's The Awakening
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...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 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 Awakeni...
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Select 3 photographs taken in africa about colonial period, that have common theme, choosing santu mofokeng chasing shadows work
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...Theme The title of the photograph is “Eyes-wide-shut”. This is indeed an oxymoron, used by Mofokeng to give key metaphoric meaning to the theme of vigilance. The theme of vigilance is selected to show a state of careful awakening where people would keep their eyes wide open even if their eyes are shut. Indeed, vigilance is a quality needed to ensure that a person gets what he hopes for and that he does not loss out on what he wishes to have or see. Relating this to colonial South Africa where apartheid had taken the better side of the country, historical antecedents... ? School: Topic: CLARIFYING YOUR GOALS WITH A PLAN OF ACTION PART II Lecturer: 3 PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN IN AFRICA ABOUT COLONIAL PERIOD Theme...
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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, 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 potential for revolution that The Awakening carries. Edna’s affairs with other men shall be looked into and how far enabling such a move on her part, actually is, and how far it plays into the prevailing norms of the time. The controversial ending of the novel shall also be looked into and problematized. Its implications and how it shapes the critic’s response to the character shall... number Kate Chopin's most important work, The...
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Walden pond
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...theme of “sleeping of mankind plus the desire for spiritual awakening” is evident in the story Walden Pond. Thoreau describes the existence of the exhausting tasks that supported material ownership. The cycles of the work made man live as a sleepwalking being. The notion of sleep in this piece is metaphorical of man’s ability to dwell by routine regardless of the various questions and meanings set out by nature and existence (Thoreau 141). The author concentrates on asking the readers of the piece to ensure an awakening, which is spiritual. His concentration is on the benefits of early awakening and natural experience at the time when the rest of the inhabitants of the village were... walden pond The...
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Enlightenment or the Great Awakening
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...Awakening Effect on the Colonies. The Great Awakening refers to the movement of religious revival which swept over the American Colonies, particularly New England, between 1730 and 1745. It was characterized by great religious fervor and prayer. It had a profound effect on the ideological development of the colonies and paved the way for the American Revolution. The Great Awakening: Effect on the Colonies. The Great Awakening had its roots in England. The Glorious Revolution of 1688 unequivocally established the religious preeminence of the Church of England. This led to a complacency which reduced religious services to a matter of form. In reaction, a new spiritual renewal... ,...
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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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Enlightenment and the Great Awakening
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...Awakening Enlightenment and the Great Awakening In the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, colonial America experienced a number of changes both in its political and economic setting. This was as a result of the cities and the seaports which the colonial powers had concentrated themselves in. Such changes made North America to become a great contributor in the colonial America’s economy. As a result of the major changes taking place in the cities, there was an increase in the rural urban migration. This was attributed to the fact that there was need for them to search for employment in the industries that had been established in the urban areas. The growth... ? Enlightenment and the Great...
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Feminist approach to The Awakening
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...Awakening Léonce Pontellier and two children represent the anchors of a stable, but dull,life for Edna Pontellier. Edna wants nothing more than to be free in making decisions in her life. She craves to be with Robert Lebrun, but she cannot, because she is married and with children. She desires to paint and swim as she pleases, but she also cannot do all these, because her free time as an individual does not exist. This essay analyzes the symbols in Kate Chopin’s The Awakening from a feminist perspective. The sea and the birds are symbols that illustrate the stark gender inequalities between men and women, and so awakened women like Edna chooses suicide over a life... 20 March Feminist Symbols in The...
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The Awakening by Kate Chopin
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...Awakening The ‘Awakening’ is a story about the self-discovery of the protagonist, Edna Pontelliar. The story is set in the eighteen hundreds where the society is based on male chauvinistic beliefs There are gender-specific responsibilities that are expected from each sex. Women are supposed to be obedient to their husbands and dedicated to their children without caring about their own personal interests and activities. The story shows how different happenings ‘awaken’ Edna’s dormant traits. Along with the other awakenings, Edna’s desire for freedom is awakened which makes the greatest impact on her character. Throughout the novel we see Edna undergoing many awakenings. After her... ? of the of the The...
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Enlightenment And The Great Awakening
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...Awakening Enlightenment and the Great Awakening In the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, colonial America experienced a number of changes both in its political and economic setting. This was as a result of the cities and the seaports which the colonial powers had concentrated themselves in. Such changes made North America to become a great contributor in the colonial America’s economy. As a result of the major changes taking place in the cities, there was an increase in the rural urban migration. This was attributed to the fact that there was need for them to search for employment in the industries that had been established in the urban areas. The growth... of the avenues. The...
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The Awakening by Kate Chopin
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...Awakening by Kate Chopin, a story of a women trying to free herself from the shackled of society comes to mind. Edna was a women trying to free herself from the women hating culture of the time, and trying to escapes and be her own. Kate Chopin writes the book as a piece of feminist literature, and by doing so totally ignores the needs of the other male characters of the book. In doing so, she managed to write a slanted, one sided piece of feminist literature. However, Edna has a husband, one who is walked on just as much, if not even more by the protagonist of the story. When one first looks at the book, his character may not seem that important, and that is how Chopin meant... When one thinks of The...
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Establishing theme
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...Theme Establishment in “Star Wars: A New Hope” Abstract Works of visual art, movies, use different techniques and design elements to maintain their themes. These techniques and elements contribute to the complete and precise conveying of the original idea and establishing the major theme or themes in the video film. This paper will investigate how the technique of lighting and such design elements as costuming and set design help to reach the mentioned goal. Cinematic Techniques and Design Elements and their Influence on the Theme Establishment in “Star Wars: A New Hope” Introduction Star Wars is one of the world’s most popular... Cinematic Techniques and Design Elements and their Influence on the...
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