Essays Tagged: "freedom and independence"

Symbolism for Independence and Freedom in Kate Chopin's "The Awakening"

a major part in shaping the story. The most important aspects of this story are Edna's longing for freedom and independence. These two yearnings are represented in many ways. One of the more importan ... t time, Edna is naked and therefore fully independent. Here she is also free._____Another symbol of freedom deals with the houses and the ocean. In the houses on Grand Isle and in New Orleans, Edna is ...

(2 pages) 203 2 4.4 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Avalon Project at Yale Law School: articles of confederation.

e of this Confederacy shall be"The United States of America".II.Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom, and independence, and every power, jurisdiction, and right, which is not by this Confederat ... In determining questions in the United States in Congress assembled, each State shall have one vote.Freedom of speech and debate in Congress shall not be impeached or questioned in any court or place ...

(14 pages) 56 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Teenagers and jobs

. The pressure for a teenager to work is great. Much of it is peer pressure to have a little bit of freedom and independence, and to have their own spending money. The concern we have is when the part ...

(2 pages) 68 1 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The Heart Of The American Dream

ved in the colonies that remained loyal to Great Britain. Those revolutionists fought and won their freedom and independence, they set sail for a new land in their boat, The Mayflower. Not too long af ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Janis Ian - Society's Child - Are you a "society's child"?

child" is, except he is much older. He did everything expected by society, therefore giving up his freedom and independence. He was most probably unhappy, but looked for the convenience in others, ev ... e she is no better then her family and friends. She had lost her independence when she gave up. Her freedom lost. Her mind now a servant to society.This girl gave up her boyfriend for society. She cou ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The connection between Edna St. Vincent Millay's poem 'First Fig' and (teenage) life in the twenties. I wrote this in the 9th grade, so it's not my best work.

Edna St. Vincent Millay was a poet in the 1920s. She wrote mainly about celebrating youth, the freedom, and independence the youths had during these "Roaring Twenties." This essay will tell what ...

(1 pages) 54 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The United States Constitution: A synopsis of it's positives and negatives.

ng George III.The articles of confederation established a government in which each state kept their freedom and independence (Document 1). Creators of the Articles kept the central government weak int ... re not blind to these predicaments; thus, a new Constitution was drafted. This document secured the freedoms and liberties of the drafters and the generations to come (Document 5). It also promoted th ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Changing With Time"

ss Quentin from The Sound andthe Fury by William Faulkner. The characters either succeed by gaining freedomand independence or fail by not adapting with time and not accepting what timebrings.In A Far ... last minute. She runs away from theCompson household and becomes an independent woman. She earns herfreedom by doing something "wrong." She divorces the man she marriesbecause she is obviously not att ...

(11 pages) 45 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explores "age of revolutions" (1789-1848). Describes revolutions in France, Haiti, and Latin America. Thesis: revolutions are similar in leaders, dealings church, basic cycle.

848 is often called the Age of Revolutions, as it was a time of uprising, chaos, and the demand for freedom and independence. During this time, revolutions were occurring simultaneously throughout Fra ... g lasting.The only exception to this rule was the Haitian slave revolt, the result of which was the freedom of the Haitian black slaves in 1794, what they had set out to achieve. Even that, however, a ...

(8 pages) 150 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Articles of Confederation

y for a "firm league of friendship" in which each of the 13 states expressly held "its sovereignty, freedom, and independence."The People of each state were given equal privileges and rights, freedom ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Articles of Confederation

league of friendship between 13 sovereign states and proposed that each state have its sovereignty, freedom, and independence. The Articles were approved in 1781, which led to a period of crisis betwe ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Articles of Confederation vs. The Constitution

states called the Articles of Confederation, which stated that "Each state retains its sovereignty, freedom and independence, and every power, jurisdiction and right, which is not by this confederatio ...

(4 pages) 72 3 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

DBQ: The Federal Government and Laissez-Faire, 1865-1900

t was necessary for the government to step in. The Interstate Commerce Act was enacted to limit the freedom and wrongful capital gain of railways to benefit the people. The Senate passed the Sherman A ... sed the Sherman Antitrust Act, heavily influenced by the monopolies, to prevent trade restrictions. Freedom and independence are extremely valuable aspects in any setting but can only remain if utiliz ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Examine the ways in which Walker uses the symbolism of sewing in "The Color Purple" to reflect Celie's spiritual and emotional development.

also allows her to bond with other females, creating strong relationships and giving her a sense of freedom and independence from the male dominance that has clouded a large section of her life. The q ... en in 'The Color Purple' the act of sewing and sewing with others in particular, promotes strength, freedom and sisterhood amongst people otherwise dominated - a group activity that lends itself to su ...

(12 pages) 48 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Isolation In Intruder In The Dust And Huck Finn

tandards. Those who did not accept these standards escaped these values in order to gain a sense of freedom and independence, thus becoming isolated from society. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ... er 8) emphasizes how isolated he is from society. Living on his property has given Lucas a sense of freedom, because now he will not be stereotyped with other members in his race. Although he does not ...

(5 pages) 894 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is Freedom Really Free?

Freedom is free--or is it free? Our country has been called free for a long time. The question, "Is ... e for a long time. The question, "Is freedom free?" comes up a lot in the world today.In my opinion freedom is free, but at the same time it isn't free. America had to pay a price for freedom after le ... a price for freedom after leaving England over two hundred years ago. A huge war was fought for our freedom. Because of that war Americans have the right of what religion they are; they aren't told wh ...

(1 pages) 442 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Quest

el, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn", the young protagonist, Huckleberry Finn is on a quest for freedom and independence. He is running from his family problems and the rules of small town Souther ... s there were at home. There were three major obstacles, challenges and adventures in Huck's path to freedom. One obstacle was Huck's father who tried to find him, not because he loved him, but because ...

(5 pages) 386 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Continental congress

hirteen states under one central government. The Articles reserved to each state "it's sovereignty, freedom, and independence" and established a government in which Americans were citizens of their ow ...

(3 pages) 355 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Theme Of A "A Story Of An Hour"

, but she starts to realize when she is alone that her true feelings start to surface, ones of joy, freedom, and independence. Mrs. Mallard sees "…patches of blue sky showing here and there thr ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Alone In A Crowded Room

social behavior since the beginning. The desire to be a part of a group is contrasted by a need for freedom and independence. And yet, by definition, to be independent is to be on ones own. A feeling ... independent is to be on ones own. A feeling of confusion arises as one finds hints of loneliness in freedom, and questions how much the security of the group actually improves their life. The result i ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry