What are words that create pictures in our minds?
How would you describe Emerson's view toward society (with nature)?
society has flaws that nature does not
colors of nature
colors of soul, spirit, attitude, nature reflects soul
In Thoreau civil government how does he feel about the government fighting the mexican war?
he is against it
civil disobedience, How does Thoreau feel about the government after he is thrown in jail?
he feels no pity, no respect for government
what is a paradox?
contradiction in terms (ideas)
What does Thoreau mean that "the government is best that governs not at all"?
that man should make their own destiny
When Thoreau says "that if one person would refuse slavery and would go to jail for it" that is the power of?
how an individual can make massive changes
Emerson-self reliance-According to Emerson what truth must everyone accept?
that you were made by God for a specific purpose and you must fulfill that purpose, to be successful and at peace
in self reliance "______ is the hob goblin of little minds" Emerson
what is romanticism?
An artistic and intellectual movement originating in Europe in the late 18th century and characterized by a heightened interest in nature, emphasis on the individual's expression of emotion and imagination, departure from the attitudes and forms of classicism, and rebellion against established social rules and conventions.
How long did Thoreau live at Walden pond?
What is the goal of a transcendentalist?
to rise above daily life and get closer to God "divine soul"
Indiana Jones represents romanticism ideal of what?
the American Hero
Devil and Tom Walker: what kind of person is Tom's wife?
not trustworthy, greedy
What did the swampy woods (devil and Tom) represent?
Devil and Tom: trees in swamp represent deals with the devil, how?
people are trees, healthy on outside, rotten on inside
define a dark romantic
negative emotions, greed, sin
Devil and Tom: Tom Walker sells his soul, and suffers, what type of character re occurs in this fashion over and over again?
Pit and the Pendulum: What was to point of view of the story?