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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
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Henry David Thoreau
anticipated
calcuation
cluttered
enterprises
expected
precise reckoning
crowded; congested
undertakings; business ventures
anticipated
expected
calcuation
precise reckoning
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
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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"
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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…
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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…
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Nature in general allows for more freedoms than freedoms with…
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Thoreau claims that he has not met that many people who truly…
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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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He quit his first teaching job because…
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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
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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…
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Thoreau regards man as an inhabitant of nature, which he desc…
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Thoreau explains 2 different derivations of the word saunteri…
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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
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henry david thoreau
abject
congenial
deliberately
impetous
MISERABLE; PITIFUL
Agreeable
Intentionally
acting suddenly without thought
abject
MISERABLE; PITIFUL
congenial
Agreeable
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Henry David Thoreau QUOTES
"I went to the woods because i wished…
"I wanted to live deep and suck out al…
"To cut a broad swath and shave close"
"To drive life into a corner and reduc…
Thoreau went to the woods to simplify his life and to figure…
He wanted to get the very most out of life.
He wanted to do as many different things as he could and stil…
He only wanted to be involved in the number of things that he…
"I went to the woods because i wished…
Thoreau went to the woods to simplify his life and to figure…
"I wanted to live deep and suck out al…
He wanted to get the very most out of life.
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.
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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
Walking - Henry David Thoreau
I wish to speak...
I have met...
It is true...
To come down...
Thoreau is attempting to give a voice for Nature. Nature is f…
He has only known few people who knew the art of "Walking." H…
Each walk is a "tour." Half of the walk might be just to retr…
From experience, he talks about how him companion and himself…
I wish to speak...
Thoreau is attempting to give a voice for Nature. Nature is f…
I have met...
He has only known few people who knew the art of "Walking." H…
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Henry David Thoreau
Abject
Congenial
Deliberately
Impetous
MISERABLE; PITIFUL
Agreeable
In an unhurried and thoughtful manner
Acting on Impulse
Abject
MISERABLE; PITIFUL
Congenial
Agreeable
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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
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Henry David Thoreau
State of Birth
In what occupation did Thoreau's fathe…
College
After a stint teaching, Thoreau moved…
Massachusetts
Pencil Maker
Harvard
Emerson
State of Birth
Massachusetts
In what occupation did Thoreau's fathe…
Pencil Maker
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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
6 terms
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…
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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
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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,…
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Henry David Thoreau
thoreau criticized during
thoreau's personal life
thoreau's writing
modern critics consider thoreau
his lifetime
eccentric, reclusive, not ambitious
second-rate, imitator of Emerson
important
thoreau criticized during
his lifetime
thoreau's personal life
eccentric, reclusive, not ambitious
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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
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Henry David Thoreau
American author and _____, Thoreau was…
Thoreau graduated from _____ in 1837
He was a supreme _____
He championed the human spirit against…
naturalist... Concord, Massachusetts
Harvard
individualist
materialism... Puritanism... social conformity
American author and _____, Thoreau was…
naturalist... Concord, Massachusetts
Thoreau graduated from _____ in 1837
Harvard
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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
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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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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
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Henry David Thoreau
graduated from
spent his life, 3 things
core which gave his thoughts resilienc…
helped runaway slaves escape Canada
Harvard
walking the woods, making pencils in family business, working…
integrity of his life
.
graduated from
Harvard
spent his life, 3 things
walking the woods, making pencils in family business, working…
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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
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Henry David Thoreau
Gratitude
Blithely
Cantankerous
Amiable
Appreciation
Casually
Bad tempered
Friendly
Gratitude
Appreciation
Blithely
Casually
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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.
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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…
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
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.
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Walking-Henry David Thoreau
I wish to speak a word for Nature
I have met with but one or two persons
It is true, we are but faint-hearted c…
To come down to my own experience
Henry David Thoreau wants to "talk up" nature. He believes th…
Thoreau believes very few people truly understand the beauty…
Compared to crusaders, people who walk today are faint-hearte…
In his own experience, Thoreau finds walkers to be better tha…
I wish to speak a word for Nature
Henry David Thoreau wants to "talk up" nature. He believes th…
I have met with but one or two persons
Thoreau believes very few people truly understand the beauty…
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Walking/Henry David Thoreau
I wish to speak a word
I have met with
It is true
To come down to
Thoreau speaks in favor of nature, in favor of the way it is…
Thoreau speaks of individuals who understand the true meaning…
In the world of today we are unlike the true walkers, who emb…
Thoreau speaks of an unsolicited freedom of thought and of th…
I wish to speak a word
Thoreau speaks in favor of nature, in favor of the way it is…
I have met with
Thoreau speaks of individuals who understand the true meaning…
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11. Henry David Thoreau
exert an influence
profound
inhuman
institution
affect
very great
cruel
system
exert an influence
affect
profound
very great
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11. Henry David Thoreau
exerted
profound
influence
inhuman
affected
very great
affect
cruel
exerted
affected
profound
very great
11 terms
Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau's writings
Thoreau's life
Walden Pond Experiment
Before Walden Pond
-"Walden" and "Resistance to Civil Government"... -Are "self hel…
-Born in Concord Massachusetts... -Entered Harvard in 1833
The purpose was to rediscover life through nature.
He was living in Emerson's house and fell in love with Emerso…
Henry David Thoreau's writings
-"Walden" and "Resistance to Civil Government"... -Are "self hel…
Thoreau's life
-Born in Concord Massachusetts... -Entered Harvard in 1833
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Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau
What is the name of Henrys book and wh…
Where was he born?
Where did he go to school?
Henry David Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817, in Concord, Ma…
Walden , the record of Thoreas life at the pond, a mixture of…
Concord Massachusetts
He attended Concord academy, after his family sent him to Har…
Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817, in Concord, Ma…
What is the name of Henrys book and wh…
Walden , the record of Thoreas life at the pond, a mixture of…
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