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    Explore the effects of the form and structure of Emma. Austen’s crafting of Emma through form and structure allowed her to create a humorous and ironic social commentary by creating the world of Highbury which emulated the virtues and vices of the Regency era. Norman Page calls Austen’s work a “triumph of style” as it achieved complex social commentary whilst maintaining an entertaining narrative with realistic characters instead of caricatures using techniques such as free indirect style and prose syntax which characterise Austen’s work. Emma is narrated from the point of view of a third person omniscient narrator who gives insight into Austen’s own opinions and views with subtlety often adding humour and irony to the situation. This is demonstrated…

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    Romanticism In Miss Brill

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    To what extent are modernist works more interested in the inner world of the imagination and subjective perception than the outer world of social life? Discuss with reference to two texts. The works of ‘Miss Brill’ by Katherine Mansfield (1920) and Tonio Kroger by Thomas Mann (1903) include fundamental modernist characteristics, such as a fragmented structure, free indirect discourse and an epiphany. These literary techniques help shape the struggle both authors present between the inner world…

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    Her appearance is sudden; this is clear as her name interjects the sentence unnaturally. Perhaps, it is the “odour” of the hair tonic that triggered the hallucination. Certainly, themes of beauty and danger are often associated with Judith elsewhere in the narrative. Here, Judith is also presented as dangerous as she is called an “amazon” meaning a female warrior, it is the juxtaposition of womanhood and fighter that is similar to the beauty/danger problem, and could be seen as oxymoronic. So…

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    What advantages might indirect taxes have over direct taxes? Answer: Indirect taxes are mostly taxes on spending, which is usually in the supply chain transferred to the consumer as part of the price of a product. As a result, the consumer ends up paying the tax by paying more for the good or service. Examples of indirect taxes could be VAT and a number of excise duties on alcohol, tobacco and oil. On the other hand, direct taxes are taxes levied directly on the income of an organization or…

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    Goods and Service Tax Bill – Victim of Politics or Technicalities? Tax Structure in India In the Indian tax system, the Central government levies excise duty on manufacturing and service tax on the supply of services. The State government levies sales tax or value added tax (VAT) on the sale of goods. In addition, the Central Government levies the Central Sales Tax (CST) on inter-state sale of goods which is collected and retained by the state exporting the goods. The states also levy tax on…

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    Brett's War Theory

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    The many factors of this framework can all lead peoples and states to attempt indirect approaches to warfare as they test the new balances of power and the limits of national and trans-national influences, or begin to influence resources and activities on the global commons. The following case studies are a small sampling to illustrate the applicability of Hart’s and Corbett’s…

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    Ssb Tax Debate

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    During 2011-2014, over one-third of adults in America were considered obese (Ogden, et al. 1). Politicians and tax researchers have come up with a plan to reduce the prevalence of obesity, by implementing an excise tax on items that contain added sugars. On average, added sugars add almost two-hundred kilocalories to a person’s diet, and added sugars provide no nutritional value (Brownell, et al. 1599). They have also been linked to type two diabetes and obesity, which is a reason sugary drinks…

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    by about $300 million through 2017-18” (p.2). Women went to social media to express their feelings towards governor Brown and his decision to not eliminate the tampon tax. Cristina Garcia went to twitter and said “Today's lesson: my uterus should carry the burden of fiscal responsibility for the state. Thank goodness GovBrown is around to #mansplain it”. There were many upset women with this decision but according to Garcia she is planning on fighting until it is passed in California. Thanks to…

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    Federal Value Added Tax

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    Additional federal taxes of lesser economic importance include taxes on the importation or manufacture of spirits, beer, tobacco, automobiles and mineral oil, as well as on gambling establishments. Citizens exempt from military service are required to pay a tax in compensation Other cantonal taxes In addition to the taxes mentioned above, the cantons are free to introduce others. Several cantons levy an inheritance tax and a gift tax, although there is a trend towards abolishing these.…

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    INTRODUCTION Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation. - Noam Chomsky Chomsky’s quote designates language, but it can also be redirected towards the use of Stylistic Devices, otherwise known as figurative language. These “devices”, have some fixed rules or one may say formulae by the means…

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