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Name three characteristics that make walden by Henry David Thoreau an example of romantic escapism
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What are some similarities in Thoreau's and Socrates's philosophy in terms of non conformity?
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Paraphrase the idea behind the quote of "Our life is frittered away by detail," in the second...
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"My head is hands and feet. I feel all my best faculties concentrated in it. My instinct tells me...
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According to the second paragraph in "Economy" in Walden, why has Thoreau decided to write about...
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Assess the reasoning behind Thoreou's quote of "simplicity, simplicity, simplicity."
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How does this passage from Walden relate to the experiences that Thoreau describes in the excerpt...
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Was Thoreau a respected writer during his lifetime?
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How did Henry David Thoreau's solitary living experiment influence his perspective of society?
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What did Thoreau's house look like?
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What is Thoreau's main argument in "Why I Went to the Woods," in Walden?
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What were the problems of modern society, according to Henry David Thoreau in Walden, and why did...
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How does Thoreau express his ideas about slavery in Walden?
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In Walden, "Where I Lived and What I Lived For" what mood is created by Thoreau's use of...
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Explain this quote from Thoreau's Walden: "Nothing was given me of which I have not rendered some...
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What are some examples of similes and personification in the book Walden by Henry David...
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What does Thoreau think of poetry in Walden?
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What conclusions does Thoreau come to after his experiment in Walden?
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"The mass of men live lives of quiet desperation," said Thoreau. Show how he supports this...
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Describe the few pleasant social contacts in Walden which Thoreau experienced, while living at...
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What are some single statements Thoreau uses in Walden that can apply to our own conditions?
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In order to demonstrate the value of living simply, Thoreau shows how civilized man has become a...
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Consider at least one of Thoreau's suggestions for living found in your reading of Walden....
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In "Where I Lived and What I Lived For," what is the message or point of the story about...
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What are the parallels to Thoreau's description of the ant battle?The ant battle takes place in...
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In Thoreau's Walden, what are the three phases of character development?
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What are the three phases of Thoreau's character development throughout Walden?
According to Thoreau, by what are our lives "filtered away"Walden by Henry David Thoreau
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In Walden, what does Thoreau mean when he said "in wildness is the preservation of the world"?
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In Walden, why does Thoreau compare himself to a rooster trying to wake his neighbors?
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Where are there strong ideas about Transcendentalism in the first chapter of Thoreau's Walden?
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How does Walden address the issue of how much is enough?
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In Walden, what does Thoreau mean by his comment, "It makes but little difference whether you are...
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How did Thoreau feel while he was in nature?
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How can this quote be related to modern life: "I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that...
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What words of wisdom does Walden offer regarding owning property or land?Walden by Henry David...
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How does Thoreau express the theme of self- reliance in Walden?
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what is the main theme(s) of Walden?
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In "Why I Went to the Woods" in Walden, what does he mean when he says "Rather than love, than...
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What are some of the metaphors found in paragraphs 17 & 18 of the Conclusion?What do they mean?
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Explain Thoreau's concluding message at the end of the Conclusion.
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In "Conclusions," in Walden, explain the message of the story about the traveler and the boy in...
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Do you think that Thoreau felt his time at Walden was well spent?Do you think that Thoreau felt...
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Discuss Emerson's theme of self-reliance in Thoreau's Walden.
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According to Thoreau in Walden, the most beneficial education is achieved by what?
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Thoreau's prose has statements of proverbs or epigrams. Select a statement that's proverbial in...
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What does this quote mean and what message is Thoreau in Walden trying to send to the...
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What does this quote by Thoreau imply?Let us spend one day as deliberately as Nature, and not be...
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How did Thoreau's contacts with nature show the sense of wonder in his surroundings in Walden?How...
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Why did Thoreau live on the shore of Walden Pond, and why did he write Walden?
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