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22 terms
Thoreau
W.E Channing
Greeley
Merrimack
Staten Island
Name the son of one of thoreaus former professors who became…
While in the home of William Emerson, he met a number of famo…
One of two rivers he and his brother traveled in 1839
in 1843, Henry lived with Ralph W. Emersons brother, William,…
W.E Channing
Name the son of one of thoreaus former professors who became…
Greeley
While in the home of William Emerson, he met a number of famo…
16 terms
Thoreau
Anticipated
Calculation
Cluttered
Enterprises
Expected
Precise reckoning
Crowded, contesting
Undertakings, business ventures
Anticipated
Expected
Calculation
Precise reckoning
10 terms
THOREAU
Expedient
Perverted
Posterity
Alacrity
End, convience
Misdirected; corrupted
Generations to come
Promptness in responding
Expedient
End, convience
Perverted
Misdirected; corrupted
12 terms
" Thoreau "
Ahject
Impetuous
Aversion
Decorum
Unpleaseant
Reckless
Strong dislike
Good taste
Ahject
Unpleaseant
Impetuous
Reckless
20 terms
Thoreau
discoursed
husbandry
sedes
buffet
engage in conversation
the care, cultivation, and breeding of crops and animals
latin for "dwelling"
...
discoursed
engage in conversation
husbandry
the care, cultivation, and breeding of crops and animals
20 terms
Thoreau
Exude
Concentric
Terrestrial
Sublime
To ooze out
Having a common center
Earthly
Beautiful
Exude
To ooze out
Concentric
Having a common center
18 terms
Thoreau
Expedient
Weighty
Prevails
Outset
Practical
Imporanf
Abused
Beginning
Expedient
Practical
Weighty
Imporanf
10 terms
Thoreau
expedient
vitality
alacrity
cultivate
(of an action) convenient and practical, although possibly im…
the state of being strong and active; energy
brisk and cheerful readiness
try to acquire or develop (a quality, sentiment, or skill).
expedient
(of an action) convenient and practical, although possibly im…
vitality
the state of being strong and active; energy
10 terms
Thoreau
Expedient
Insurrection
Perverted
Posterity
Adj. tending to promote some proposed or desired object
N. An act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion, or resi…
V. To turn from what is right and accepted
N. Succeeding or future generations
Expedient
Adj. tending to promote some proposed or desired object
Insurrection
N. An act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion, or resi…
18 terms
Thoreau
Infinitude
Raked
Mentor
Erratic
Having no limit
Scratch or scrape inclining from the vertical to the horizont…
An experienced and trusted adviser
Unpredictable
Infinitude
Having no limit
Raked
Scratch or scrape inclining from the vertical to the horizont…
Thoreau
Dilapidated
Sublime
Superfluous
Magnanimity
In disrepair
Noble majestic
Excessive, not necessary
Generosity
Dilapidated
In disrepair
Sublime
Noble majestic
17 terms
Thoreau
Expediant
Perverted
Posterity
Integrity
convenient and practical, although possibly improper or immoral
Done of adultry
Future of all
Honest and strong morals
Expediant
convenient and practical, although possibly improper or immoral
Perverted
Done of adultry
13 terms
thoreau
paradox
expedient
perverted
posterity
a contradictory statement that reveals a kind of truth
convenience, means to an end
misdirected ,corrupted
generations to come
paradox
a contradictory statement that reveals a kind of truth
expedient
convenience, means to an end
10 terms
Thoreau
Expedient adj
Insurrection noun
Perverted verb
Posterity noun
Promoting a proposed or desired object
An act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion or resistan…
Changed to or being of an unnatural or abnormal kind
All future generations
Expedient adj
Promoting a proposed or desired object
Insurrection noun
An act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion or resistan…
18 terms
Thoreau
"I went to the woods because I wished…
"I am alarmed when it happens that I h…
"We go eastward to realize history, an…
"It is true, we are but faint hearted…
Walden
Walking
Walking
Walking
"I went to the woods because I wished…
Walden
"I am alarmed when it happens that I h…
Walking
Thoreau
Dates
Born in
Early life
4th of July settled on
1817-1862
Concord
Harvard + teacher + long walks in nature to study plants and…
the lake of Walden: individualism preached by Emerson
Dates
1817-1862
Born in
Concord
12 terms
Thoreau
Thoreau
Walden, Paragraph 1
Walden, Paragraph 2
Walden, Paragraph 3
-Walden come from "Walden experiment"... the name of the pond wa…
-he wanted to live simply with purpose... find the meaning of li…
-with his repetition, he conveys his message that we must liv…
- social commentary... - society is alllll wrapped up in technol…
Thoreau
-Walden come from "Walden experiment"... the name of the pond wa…
Walden, Paragraph 1
-he wanted to live simply with purpose... find the meaning of li…
Thoreau
Dilapidated
Sublime
Superfluous
Evitable
In disrepair
Noble, majestic
Excessive not necessary
Avoidable
Dilapidated
In disrepair
Sublime
Noble, majestic
6 terms
Thoreau
Wrote civil disobedience that criticized
He didn't pay taxes so he
Decided to live in log cabin on
Follows
Social injustices
Went to jail
Emersons land
The key six steps
Wrote civil disobedience that criticized
Social injustices
He didn't pay taxes so he
Went to jail
8 terms
thoreau
Identify one of the main reasons Thore…
Identify the magazine whose inaugural…
Identify the religious Eastern traditi…
Identify the reason Thoreau spent one…
he wanted to write a book about his boating journey with his…
The Dial
Hindu
In protest to the proslavery agenda of the Mexican War, he re…
Identify one of the main reasons Thore…
he wanted to write a book about his boating journey with his…
Identify the magazine whose inaugural…
The Dial
thoreau
impertinent adj
assessor n
stealthily adv
essential adj
irrelevant
one who rates the value of something
sneakily
needed
impertinent adj
irrelevant
assessor n
one who rates the value of something
21 terms
Thoreau
(1) INTRO
(2) PATHOS
(3) PATHOS
(4) PATHOS
I have decided to reference three key quotes from Solitude in…
In this excerpt, Thoreau demonstrates a form of Pathos throug…
Thoreau bares his sentiments, and spares no detail of the who…
Thoreau shows how he's been encompassed by nature, and reader…
(1) INTRO
I have decided to reference three key quotes from Solitude in…
(2) PATHOS
In this excerpt, Thoreau demonstrates a form of Pathos throug…
15 terms
Thoreau
Obsequious
Magnanimity
Impertinent
Shirking
marked by or exhibiting a fawning attentiveness
to disdain meanness and pettiness
irrelevant
to avoid doing something that you are supposed to do
Obsequious
marked by or exhibiting a fawning attentiveness
Magnanimity
to disdain meanness and pettiness
20 terms
Thoreau
sojounor
pertinent
facticious
auroral
a person who is only staying somewhere for a short stay
having a clear relevance to the matter at hand
produced by man rather than natural forces
having characteristics of the dawn
sojounor
a person who is only staying somewhere for a short stay
pertinent
having a clear relevance to the matter at hand
20 terms
thoreau
exude
concentric
terrestrial
sublime
to ooze out
having a common center
earthly
beautiful;majestic
exude
to ooze out
concentric
having a common center
10 terms
Thoreau
deliberately
resignation
sublime
rudiment
in a careful, thoughtful way
unresisting acceptance, submission
great spiritual value
imperfect or undeveloped part
deliberately
in a careful, thoughtful way
resignation
unresisting acceptance, submission
20 terms
Thoreau
Posterity
Din
Alacrity
Inherent
N- all future generations of people
N- Unpleasant or loud, harsh noise
N- liveliness and eagerness
Adj- Existing as an essential constituent it characteristic
Posterity
N- all future generations of people
Din
N- Unpleasant or loud, harsh noise
20 terms
Thoreau
Exude
Concentric
Terrestrial
Sublime
To ooze out
Having a common center
Earthly
Beautiful majestic
Exude
To ooze out
Concentric
Having a common center
20 terms
Thoreau
Exude
Concentric
Terrestrial
Sublime
To ooze out
Having a common center
Earthly
Beautiful; majesty or awe-inspiring
Exude
To ooze out
Concentric
Having a common center
22 terms
Thoreau
Blithely
Cantankerous
Amiable
Ineptitude
Casually
Bad tempered
Friendly
Uselessness
Blithely
Casually
Cantankerous
Bad tempered
56 terms
Thoreau
Sojourner
Inhabitant
Penance
Brahim
A traveler
A person or animal hat lives in a particular place
an action or prayer to make up for the harm caused by our sins
Member of the highest Indian caste grouping made up of priests
Sojourner
A traveler
Inhabitant
A person or animal hat lives in a particular place
10 terms
Thoreau
Transient
Internecine
Superfluous
invidious
short-lived; ephemeral
adj. pertaining to conflict within a group; mutually destruct…
(adj.) exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
(adj.) offensive, hateful; tending to cause bitterness and re…
Transient
short-lived; ephemeral
Internecine
adj. pertaining to conflict within a group; mutually destruct…
18 terms
Thoreau
Improvidence
Consanguinity
Pecuniary
Indigence
Incautious; lacking fore sight.
Relationship by descent from a common ancestor; kinship.
Of or pertaining to money
Seriously impoverished condition
Improvidence
Incautious; lacking fore sight.
Consanguinity
Relationship by descent from a common ancestor; kinship.
9 terms
Thoreau
Civil (adj)
Integrity n
Whit n
Vitality n
Respectful
Adherence to values no matter what
Tiny pit (damn)
Energy, life
Civil (adj)
Respectful
Integrity n
Adherence to values no matter what
20 terms
Thoreau
Exude
Concentric
Terrestrial
Sublime
To ooze out
Having a common center
Earthy
Beautiful; majestic; awe inspiring
Exude
To ooze out
Concentric
Having a common center
20 terms
Thoreau
Pertinent
Encumbrance
Impervious
Temporal
To the point
Burden
Resistant
Worldly
Pertinent
To the point
Encumbrance
Burden
13 terms
Thoreau
Social Experiment
Works of Literature
Walden
Walden: Why He Enters the Forest
Tried to apply the tenants of Transcendentalism as literally…
Walden and Civil Disobedience
Obtains literary, philosophical and scientific value. Meant t…
Wants to get more in touch with nature and learn to live harm…
Social Experiment
Tried to apply the tenants of Transcendentalism as literally…
Works of Literature
Walden and Civil Disobedience
10 terms
Thoreau
"Law never made men a whit more just,.…
"It is never too late to give up our p…
"Many of the luxuries, and many of the…
"I cannot for an instant recognize tha…
Law doesn't change our actions. It never made us more just or…
Everything we do can and should be changed for the better.
He means that people are too concerned withe material things…
A protest against slavery
"Law never made men a whit more just,.…
Law doesn't change our actions. It never made us more just or…
"It is never too late to give up our p…
Everything we do can and should be changed for the better.
25 terms
Thoreau
fluctuating
clout
sublime
perverted
wavering
influence
lofty; majestic
morally corrupted
fluctuating
wavering
clout
influence
8 terms
Thoreau
I do not want to live what was not lif…
Our life is frittered away by detail
Simplicity
It's remarkable how easily and insensi…
Does not want to die without living a fulllfilling life
Getting hung up on the little things
Simplify your life
Routine way of dung things
I do not want to live what was not lif…
Does not want to die without living a fulllfilling life
Our life is frittered away by detail
Getting hung up on the little things
41 terms
Thoreau
Fallow
Grub
Chink
Auroral
Uncultivated land
Dig or poke superficially at the earth
A narrow opening or crack, typically one that admits light
Of or like the dawn
Fallow
Uncultivated land
Grub
Dig or poke superficially at the earth
38 terms
Thoreau
Expedient
Enterprise
Prudent
Posterity
adjective... (Of an action) convenient and practical, although p…
1A project or undertaking, typically one that is difficult or…
adjective... Acting with or showing care and thought for the fut…
noun... All future generations of people:... the victims' names are…
Expedient
adjective... (Of an action) convenient and practical, although p…
Enterprise
1A project or undertaking, typically one that is difficult or…
48 terms
Thoreau
to learn the essential facts of life
details
simplify
pursue their own courses
Henry went to the woods
He claimed our lives are frittered away by
Thoreau's instruction to humanity was to
Thoreau recommends that people
to learn the essential facts of life
Henry went to the woods
details
He claimed our lives are frittered away by
38 terms
Thoreau
How do we know that these particles ar…
The head of the Concord School Committ…
Thank you ma'am. These particles-
Scientists have-
How indeed?
I am not here to interrupt your scheduled curriculum
Just an observer, that's all I am.
Try to forget I'm in the room
How do we know that these particles ar…
How indeed?
The head of the Concord School Committ…
I am not here to interrupt your scheduled curriculum
10 terms
Thoreau
impertinent adj.
assessor n.
stealthily adv.
essential adj.
irrelevant, out of line
one who rates the value of something
sneakily, secretly
needed, must have
impertinent adj.
irrelevant, out of line
assessor n.
one who rates the value of something
18 terms
Thoreau
What year was he born and what year di…
What year did he graduate college and…
How long was he a teacher for and wher…
Where did he work after creating the s…
1817-1862, Concord MA
1837 graduated Harvard.... Main professional fields were ministr…
He became a teacher in Concord but resigned after two weeks.…
Worked in his father's pencil factory, a well-respected busin…
What year was he born and what year di…
1817-1862, Concord MA
What year did he graduate college and…
1837 graduated Harvard.... Main professional fields were ministr…
11 terms
Thoreau
Thoreaus biography
On July 4, 1845, Thoreau moved into wo…
Thoreau's journal became the basis for…
how long did thoreau stay in the woods
In 1842, he became a handyman at Ralph Waldo Emerson's house.…
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
Walden
2 years, 2 months and 2 days
Thoreaus biography
In 1842, he became a handyman at Ralph Waldo Emerson's house.…
On July 4, 1845, Thoreau moved into wo…
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
12 terms
Thoreau
Born
College
Career
House
Concord, mass
Harvard
Teacher and quit ... Pencil maker, perfected it and quit
Loved in Emerson house for 2 ears
Born
Concord, mass
College
Harvard
8 terms
Thoreau
At the beginning of the selection from…
Which of Thoreau's philosophical assum…
What is a regular element of Thoreau's…
Which element of Thoreau's style is sh…
make as much money as he can
People should live life simply.
to expand on personal experiences
repeating main ideas
At the beginning of the selection from…
make as much money as he can
Which of Thoreau's philosophical assum…
People should live life simply.
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