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Walden by Henry David Thoreau
His neighbors thought he was...
He quit his teaching job because...
He died from...
Walden begins with...
Eccentric
He objected to corporal punishment
tuberculosis
Thoreau's ability to "window shop" for a farm
His neighbors thought he was...
Eccentric
He quit his teaching job because...
He objected to corporal punishment
51 terms
Henry David Thoreau
The government is best
That government is best which governs
The standing army is only a(n)
Witness the present Mexican war, the w…
which governs least
not at all
arm of the standing government
the standing government as their tool
The government is best
which governs least
That government is best which governs
not at all
24 terms
Henry David Thoreau
shared in intrests in...
Speaks about what he considers the...
He enjoyed...
Graduated from...
Nature and mankind
weakness of our social and political structures.
the outdoors as a young boy.
Harvard
shared in intrests in...
Nature and mankind
Speaks about what he considers the...
weakness of our social and political structures.
23 terms
Henry David Thoreau
anticipated
calcuation
cluttered
enterprises
expected
precise reckoning
crowded; congested
undertakings; business ventures
anticipated
expected
calcuation
precise reckoning
39 terms
Walden; Henry David Thoreau
When did Henry David Thoreau first tak…
Every morning was a cheerful invitation
Renew thyself completley
To be awake
Independence day; the fourth of July, 1845
to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say with innoc…
each day; do it again, and again, and forever again.
is to be alive.
When did Henry David Thoreau first tak…
Independence day; the fourth of July, 1845
Every morning was a cheerful invitation
to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say with innoc…
Henry David Thoreau
obtrude
desperation
expedient
trifling
to impose oneself or one's ideas on others; to stick out
hopelessness
(n.) a means to an end; (adj.) advantageous, useful
(adj) trivial, not very important; so small as to be unimport…
obtrude
to impose oneself or one's ideas on others; to stick out
desperation
hopelessness
10 terms
Henry David Thoreau
deliberate
philosopher
solitude
society
done or said on purpose
a person who seeks wisdom or enlightenment or "the truth"
state of being alone or far-off from society
A group of people joined together for a common purpose or com…
deliberate
done or said on purpose
philosopher
a person who seeks wisdom or enlightenment or "the truth"
Henry David Thoreau
shared in intrests in...
Speaks about what he considers the...
He enjoyed...
Graduated from...
Nature and mankind
weakness of our social and political structures.
the outdoors as a young boy.
Harvard
shared in intrests in...
Nature and mankind
Speaks about what he considers the...
weakness of our social and political structures.
Henry David Thoreau
Walden Pond
Diliberatley
To experience more
Emerson
The pond where Thoreau built his cabin is named _____________…
The reason Thoreau gave for moving to the woods was to live l…
The reason Thoreau gave for leaving the woods to ____________…
The land on which Thoreau built his cabin was owned by ______…
Walden Pond
The pond where Thoreau built his cabin is named _____________…
Diliberatley
The reason Thoreau gave for moving to the woods was to live l…
Walden, Henry David Thoreau
"A man is rich in proportion to the nu…
"If you are restricted in your range b…
"I went to the woods because I wished…
"If a man does not keep pace with his…
People should measure their wealth by how much they can live…
When you live life without extras it us a great life.
Live life deliberately and do what matters.
Be whoever you are dont change.
"A man is rich in proportion to the nu…
People should measure their wealth by how much they can live…
"If you are restricted in your range b…
When you live life without extras it us a great life.
21 terms
Henry David Thoreau
State of Birth
Father's Occupation
College
Roommates
Massachusetts
Pencil Maker
Harvard
Emerson and Emerson's family then he lived alone
State of Birth
Massachusetts
Father's Occupation
Pencil Maker
46 terms
Henry David Thoreau
When did Thoreau move to a cabin at Wa…
Where is Walden Pond?
In what areas of life had Thoreau been…
What advantages had Thoreau possessed?
July 4th 1845
Massachusetts
Failed as a school-teacher, public lecturer, in his family bu…
Intelligence, education, the friendship of brilliant and succ…
When did Thoreau move to a cabin at Wa…
July 4th 1845
Where is Walden Pond?
Massachusetts
48 terms
Henry David Thoreau
When did T move to a cabin at Walden p…
Where is Walden pond?
In what areas of life had T been a fai…
What advantages did T possess?
July 4, 1845
Massachusetts
Being a teacher, public lectures, love life, family business
intelligence, education, the friendship of brilliant and succ…
When did T move to a cabin at Walden p…
July 4, 1845
Where is Walden pond?
Massachusetts
10 terms
Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau
Occupation: Author, Surveyor, Historian, Naturalist, ... Leading…
Occupation: Author, Surveyor, Historian, Naturalist, ... Leading…
Occupation: Author, Surveyor, Historian, Naturalist, ... leading…
Occupation: Author, Surveyor, Historian, Naturalist, ... Leading…
Henry David Thoreau
Occupation: Author, Surveyor, Historian, Naturalist, ... Leading…
Henry David Thoreau
Occupation: Author, Surveyor, Historian, Naturalist, ... Leading…
Walking - Henry David Thoreau
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Nature in general allows for more freedoms than freedoms with…
Thoreau claims that he has not met that many people who truly…
Thoreau claims that people nowadays do not tend to go on long…
Walking does not have to be solitary, and it can be whatever…
Paragraph 1
Nature in general allows for more freedoms than freedoms with…
Paragraph 2
Thoreau claims that he has not met that many people who truly…
Henry David Thoreau
Protege
Enigmatic
intuitively
tumultuous
One whose welfare, training, or career is promoted by an infl…
mysterious
instinctively
turbulent
Protege
One whose welfare, training, or career is promoted by an infl…
Enigmatic
mysterious
Henry David Thoreau :: Vocabulary
abject (v.)
congenial (adj.)
deliberately (adv.)
impetuous (adj.)
low; contemptible; wretched
Suited to one's needs or nature; agreeable
In an unhurried and thoughtful manner
Acting with sudden or rash energy; hasty
abject (v.)
low; contemptible; wretched
congenial (adj.)
Suited to one's needs or nature; agreeable
5 terms
Henry David Thoreau
Was resliant, refussed to wear a black…
He quit his first teaching job because…
He lived alone in a cabin for two year…
Wrote his two year experience at the p…
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Was resliant, refussed to wear a black…
W
He quit his first teaching job because…
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Henry David Thoreau
Expedient
Perverted
Posterity
Alacrity
Convenience, means to an end
Misdirected, corrupted
Generations to come
Promptness
Expedient
Convenience, means to an end
Perverted
Misdirected, corrupted
Henry David Thoreau
State of Birth
Father's Occupation
College
Roommates
Massachusetts
Pencil Maker
Harvard
Emerson and Emerson's family then he lived alone
State of Birth
Massachusetts
Father's Occupation
Pencil Maker
Henry David Thoreau
The government is best
That government is best which governs
The standing army is only a(n)
Witness the present Mexican war, the w…
which governs least
not at all
arm os the standing government
the standing government as their tool
The government is best
which governs least
That government is best which governs
not at all
20 terms
Walking - Henry David Thoreau
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Thoreau regards man as an inhabitant of nature, which he desc…
Thoreau explains 2 different derivations of the word saunteri…
He acknowledges that everybody is sometimes a "faint-hearted…
Thoreau says that he sometimes walks with a partner, and he a…
Paragraph 1
Thoreau regards man as an inhabitant of nature, which he desc…
Paragraph 2
Thoreau explains 2 different derivations of the word saunteri…
8 terms
Henry David Thoreau
Deliberately
Perturbation
Congenial
Pervade
In an unhurried and thoughtful manner
Disturbance of emotions, agitation, uneasiness
Suited to one's needs or nature, agreeable
To spread through every part of
Deliberately
In an unhurried and thoughtful manner
Perturbation
Disturbance of emotions, agitation, uneasiness
20 terms
Vocabulary: Henry David Thoreau
Abode
Alacrity
Auroral
Celestial
home, where you live
do something willingly
morning
heavens
Abode
home, where you live
Alacrity
do something willingly
12 terms
Henry David thoreau
Concord, Massachusetts
Harvard
Teacher
Pencil factory
Born in
Attended
Worked as this until he quit
Worked at his fathers...
Concord, Massachusetts
Born in
Harvard
Attended
11 terms
Henry David Thoreau
Famous work
Walden
Experiment
Who owned the experiment
Walden
Most famous and influential transcendentslist writing - envir…
Live on land for 2 years, 2 months, 2 days
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Famous work
Walden
Walden
Most famous and influential transcendentslist writing - envir…
9 terms
Henry David Thoreau
expedient
unimpaired
posterity
alacrity
means to an end
not damaged or changed
all future generations
eagerness
expedient
means to an end
unimpaired
not damaged or changed
Henry David Thoreau
Dates
He was known from childhood as an ____…
He rarely followed the __________
He was ______________, __________-____…
1817-1862
Eccentric
Rules
Independent ... Strong-willed ... Studies
Dates
1817-1862
He was known from childhood as an ____…
Eccentric
Henry David Thoreau Background
School Teacher (2 weeks)
Harvard
She denied him
Intolerable/Annoying
What was Thoreau's original profession?
Education?
What happened with his love?
Most people saw him as ....
School Teacher (2 weeks)
What was Thoreau's original profession?
Harvard
Education?
Henry David Thoreau
Expediant
Perverted
Posterity
Alacrity
Convience; means to an end
Misdirected; corrupted
Generations to come
Promptness in responding; eagerness
Expediant
Convience; means to an end
Perverted
Misdirected; corrupted
Henry David Thoreau-Walden
Henry David Thoreau
Civil Disobedience
Transcendentalism
Charles Ives
-American author, philosopher, poet... -creates foundation for e…
-wrote this to describe his idea that you can change the syst…
-Thoreau's basic beliefs... -there is an inherent goodness in ma…
-American composer... -Modernist... -take transcendentalism philoso…
Henry David Thoreau
-American author, philosopher, poet... -creates foundation for e…
Civil Disobedience
-wrote this to describe his idea that you can change the syst…
10 terms
Henry David Thoreau vocab
Dilapidated
Terrestrial
Sublime
Superfluous
reduced to or fallen into partial ruin or decay
relating to land as distinct from water
elevated or lofty in thought
being more than is sufficient or required
Dilapidated
reduced to or fallen into partial ruin or decay
Terrestrial
relating to land as distinct from water
25 terms
Henry David Thoreau
Where, when was he born?
Nature Poetry
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Transcendentalism
July 12, 1817 in Concord, MA
He wrote Nature poetry in the 1840's
mentor and friend who introduced Thoreau to transcendentalism
"school of thought that emphasized the importance of empirica…
Where, when was he born?
July 12, 1817 in Concord, MA
Nature Poetry
He wrote Nature poetry in the 1840's
Henry David Thoreau
The government is best
That government is best which governs
The standing army is only a(n)
Witness the present Mexican war, the w…
which governs least
not at all
arm os the standing government
the standing government as their tool
The government is best
which governs least
That government is best which governs
not at all
41 terms
Henry David Thoreau Vocab
Fallow
Grub
Chink
Auroral
untouched in order to preserve fertility
to uproot
a narrow gap in something
of the dawn
Fallow
untouched in order to preserve fertility
Grub
to uproot
11 terms
Henry David Thoreau
middle, pencil
2
environmentalists
Illiad, Oddessy, and Homer
Grew up in a ________ class household and his father owned a…
Spent ______ years living in the woods.
His observations about nature made him an inspiration to ____…
Illusions used in his essays:
middle, pencil
Grew up in a ________ class household and his father owned a…
2
Spent ______ years living in the woods.
9 terms
Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau was born on
He began writing nature poetry in the
Who was his mentor and friend?
empirical
July 12, 1817, in Concord, Massachusetts
1840s
Ralph Waldo Emerson
based on experience rather than pure theory or logic
Henry David Thoreau was born on
July 12, 1817, in Concord, Massachusetts
He began writing nature poetry in the
1840s
Henry David Thoreau
Entered Harvard
To discover simple life with nature
July 4 1845
The mass of men lead lived of quiet de…
1833
What did he attempt to do?
When did he end his stay at walden?
Favorite quote
Entered Harvard
1833
To discover simple life with nature
What did he attempt to do?
18 terms
Henry David Thoreau Vocabulary
Sojourner (n)
Pertinent (adj)
Factitious (adj)
Succinct (adj)
a person who is only staying in a particular place temporarily.
having a clear decisive relevance to the matter at hand.
produced by man rather than natural forces.
characterized by brief, concise expression; in few words
Sojourner (n)
a person who is only staying in a particular place temporarily.
Pertinent (adj)
having a clear decisive relevance to the matter at hand.
Henry David Thoreau
prominent
transcendent
imperative
flagarantly
adj.... important, well-known, famous
adj.... beyond or above the range of normal or merely physical h…
adj.... vitally important
shockingl noticeable or evident
prominent
adj.... important, well-known, famous
transcendent
adj.... beyond or above the range of normal or merely physical h…
Henry David Thoreau
dilapidated
sublime
superfluous
magnanimity
in disrepair
majestic
excessive; not necessary
generosity
dilapidated
in disrepair
sublime
majestic
Henry David Thoreau
Gratitude
Blithely
Cantankerous
Amiable
Appreciation
Casually
Bad tempered
Friendly
Gratitude
Appreciation
Blithely
Casually
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
...for a man is rich in proportion to…
As long as possible
I went to the woods because I wished t…
Our life is
in which he can afford to let alone.
live free and uncommitted.
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, w…
frittered away by detail.
...for a man is rich in proportion to…
in which he can afford to let alone.
As long as possible
live free and uncommitted.
Henry David Thoreau notes
Early Life
W/ Emerson
Walden Pond
Civil Disobedience
July 12, 1817 in Concord, Massachusetts... Harvard University... St…
1841-1843 with Emerson... 1842- John died, school closed... Emerson…
2 years, simply way of life, actually living Emerson's theory…
No pay property tax, night in jail, wrote experience which in…
Early Life
July 12, 1817 in Concord, Massachusetts... Harvard University... St…
W/ Emerson
1841-1843 with Emerson... 1842- John died, school closed... Emerson…
24 terms
Henry David Thoreau
shared in intrests in...
Speaks about what he considers the...
He enjoyed...
Graduated from...
Nature and mankind
weakness of our social and political structures.
the outdoors as a young boy.
Harvard
shared in intrests in...
Nature and mankind
Speaks about what he considers the...
weakness of our social and political structures.
10 terms
Henry David Thoreau Vocab
Impertinent
Dearth
Impervious
Faculty
saucy, impudent, or not showing proper respect or manners
any scarcity or lack
incapable of being passed through or penetrated; not affected…
a special aptitude or knack; the power or ability to do a par…
Impertinent
saucy, impudent, or not showing proper respect or manners
Dearth
any scarcity or lack
6 terms
Henry David Thoreau
pencil factory
Ralph Walden Emerson
two, ralph walden emerson
freedom, journal, walden
Henry David Thoreaus' father owned a _________ ___________.
Was a protégé to _______ ___________ ____________.
Henry David Thoreau spent _______ years living in the woods o…
During his ________ from society he kept a ________ and event…
pencil factory
Henry David Thoreaus' father owned a _________ ___________.
Ralph Walden Emerson
Was a protégé to _______ ___________ ____________.
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Henry David Thoreau vocab
expedient
mode
consent
endeavor
a means to an end
a particular functioning condition or arrangement
give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to
attempt by employing effort
expedient
a means to an end
mode
a particular functioning condition or arrangement
14 terms
Henry David Thoreau
Evangelical
Haphazardly
Posthumous
Felicitously
1.... of or according to the teaching of the gospel or the Chris…
characterized by lack of order or planning, by irregularity,…
occurring, awarded, or appearing after the death of the origi…
1 :very well suited or expressed :apt <a felicitous remark>... 2…
Evangelical
1.... of or according to the teaching of the gospel or the Chris…
Haphazardly
characterized by lack of order or planning, by irregularity,…
Henry David Thoreau vocab
exude
auroral
nocturnal
tarn
: to produce a liquid or smell that flows out slowly... : to flo…
: of dawn... : having to do with the Roman goddess of dawn - (Eo…
: active mainly during night... : happening at night
: a small lake among mountains
exude
: to produce a liquid or smell that flows out slowly... : to flo…
auroral
: of dawn... : having to do with the Roman goddess of dawn - (Eo…
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