I am reading "Self-Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson, and I was wondering what the summaries for each paragraph are?

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I assume you are reading the edited version as given in the Holt textbook, Elements of Literature . You might find it helpful to try and read through each paragraph yourself and then summarise the key ideas before looking at these suggestions. A summary, of course, cannot hope to capture all the ideas but will just give you a flavour of the text. Anyway, here are...

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