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  • Change And Symbolism In Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard

    In Anton Chekhov's 1904 play The Cherry Orchard, a Russian family who is used to a life of riches begin to experience the hardships of poverty. Due to an extreme amount of carelessness and selfishness, the mother of the estate Lyubov Andreevna Ranvskaya loses the funds that have been allowing her to keep her family in a comfortable position financially. Throughout the play, Chekhov uses many items to represent symbolism, such as the cherry orchard itself to represent the golden age of aristocracy. Without all of the symbolism and imagery throughout the play, Chekhov’s message would be lost. Chekhov’s message for The Cherry Orchard was to show how brutal change can be, but also how necessary change is, in order for the world to fully develop into its primal form. Three of the most important symbols and images Chekhov uses to to create an understanding of this transition of time are the cherry orchard, the keys to the estate that Varya holds, and the ending scene where Firs is left outside of the estate to die. The cherry orchard is truly the most important and iconic symbol throughout the play. Not only is it the title of the play, but it is the symbol that is constantly referenced throughout the text, and it has an overwhelming amount of sentimental value to the aristocratic family. The estate has been with the family for decades. All the family has ever known is a life of wealth and comfortability. They have grown up watching the cherry trees blossom. Throughout the years…

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  • Dramatic Irony In Beauty And The Beast

    The renowned fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast, originated from La Belle et la Bete; which was written by Madame Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve, in 1740. In 1756, Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont, a French novelist, revised the fairy tale to shorten the length and be appropriate for children. In Madame’s original version of Beauty and the Beast, was drawn-out, being over 300 pages long. Jeanne made various changes to La Belle et la Bete; she took out the sexuality component and numerous…

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  • Enterprise Risk Management Planning

    Types of external considerations within Rutherford County are related to natural disasters, political disasters and macroeconomic shifts, including inflation, rate of growth, and unemployment. As a measure to offset natural disasters, we have relationships with other counties across the state coordinate efforts with our Emergency Management team. Indeed, the county 's mitigation planning efforts consist of local, state, and federal assistance. Unfortunately, there are few measures to plan for…

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  • Pivot Table Report Observations

    Pivot Table / Chart Report Exercise There are four observations in the pivot table, and the one part of pivot table report is about the annual adult care facility, total number of census, SMI and SSI. The other part is about New York State Population, total population and total number of race and ethnicity distribution. The results that I received are come from the data Adult Care Facility Annual Survey and New York State Population. I use the pivot table or chart to get the observations. At the…

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  • Count/Verification Assistant: A Case Study

    Jill started a new job as a count/verification assistant for the Johnson County Board of Elections. After completing her degree, she believed she would have the greatest chance of making a difference in her community and society as a whole. She had completed the counties required training and briefings, read and agree to the terms of the Statement of Secrecy, and she would have no problem with acting impartially at all times and respect confidentiality of material handled. Mark the senior…

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  • Blue Valley Multi Service Center Case Study

    For the purpose of this assignment, I chose Blue Valley Multi Service Center which is located here in Overland Park, KS. Overland Park is about 40 minutes southwest of Downtown Kansas City. It is part of Johnson County which is a fairly large county. The county itself is drastically different from the KC Metro area because it is known to be a very affluent area, especially the south half of Johnson county. Overland Park itself is one of the highest priced living areas. I chose this location…

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  • Amenities And Open Spaces: The City Of Utica

    1. Area: The community in which I live is an urban setting located in Central New York. The City of Utica is located in Oneida County. 2. Demographics: With an estimated 61,332 people in the City of Utica according to the U.S Census Bureau, the city has seen a decrease in residency since the formal census conducted in 2010 (Census Bureau). Even with the estimated decrease in population, the city is home to a multitude of races and ethnicities immigrating to the U.S from various countries…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Story Of Widow Creek

    I grew up in a small town called Haron, the population was about 1,500. It was a small town, nothing bad ever happened. Everyone was so friendly and kind to each other. There was only one high school so all my friends were practically living on the same block as me. Most of our hangout spots were at the café or the bowling alley, there wasn’t that much to do in Haron. I lived on a small farm just near widow creek. In my town, Widow Creek was forbidden by Mayor Judson, I’ve always wanted to know…

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  • Citron Case Study

    Facts The largest municipal bankruptcy, in the history of the United States, was Orange County California, and at the center of this unforeseen catastrophe Robert Citron. Irrefutably, the financial complications that lead to the bankruptcy were the direct result of the mismanagement of public funds by county treasurer, Robert Citron. Furthermore, due to Citron risky investments with the county’s monies, he left the county in a one-and—half billion dollars’ worth of debt. According to the text,…

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  • My Community Essay Examples

    increased strain on the resources that these people each share and use within this community (ArlanzaCDD). The city of Riverside and San Bernardino from 1990 to the 2000s saw major increases in Hispanic populations, nearly 12%, compared to 2% and 1% growth from Asians and African Americans (Palen p137-139). Due to the increases in minority populations it has allowed, for increases in integration within community. “The Arlanza community is one that is one of the poorest areas of Riverside and yet…

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