Self-Reliance Quizzes

eNotes Literature Quizzes

Test your knowledge of Ralph Waldo Emerson's Self-Reliance by taking an eNotes quiz! Created and approved by high school teachers, each eNotes quiz is multiple choice and includes questions on plot points, themes, and character traits. eNotes quizzes can be taken online or printed for classroom use.

  • Self-Reliance Overview

    Self-Reliance Overview by Jamie Wheeler

    "Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string," Ralph Waldo Emerson advises in his essay, published in 1841, on how to avoid being a conformist and blaze a personal path. Be sure you understand the steps Emerson recommends for becoming "self-reliant" by taking the eNotes quiz about Emerson's best know work, "Self-Reliance."