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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…
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…
Thoreau
Anticipated
Calculation
Cluttered
Enterprises
Expected
Precise reckoning
Crowded, contesting
Undertakings, business ventures
Anticipated
Expected
Calculation
Precise reckoning
12 terms
" Thoreau "
Ahject
Impetuous
Aversion
Decorum
Unpleaseant
Reckless
Strong dislike
Good taste
Ahject
Unpleaseant
Impetuous
Reckless
Thoreau
Superfluous
Founder
Notwithstanding
Indispensable
Beyond what is required
To sink, fail, collapse
In spite of
Unavoidable, essential
Superfluous
Beyond what is required
Founder
To sink, fail, collapse
Thoreau
Expedient
Weighty
Prevails
Outset
Practical
Imporanf
Abused
Beginning
Expedient
Practical
Weighty
Imporanf
THOREAU
Expedient
Perverted
Posterity
Alacrity
End, convience
Misdirected; corrupted
Generations to come
Promptness in responding
Expedient
End, convience
Perverted
Misdirected; corrupted
Thoreau
Reading/Study/Learning
life
needs/ wants
reading/studying/learning
-Reading should tax your brain... -public speaking should be inc…
-rat race vs. work day world ... - live life deliberately ... -live…
-necessities of life ... * needs vs. wants ... -Food is the only r…
-elders have nothing to teach
Reading/Study/Learning
-Reading should tax your brain... -public speaking should be inc…
life
-rat race vs. work day world ... - live life deliberately ... -live…
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
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
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…
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
22 terms
Thoreau
Blithely
Cantankerous
Amiable
Ineptitude
Casually
Bad tempered
Friendly
Uselessness
Blithely
Casually
Cantankerous
Bad tempered
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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…
thoreau
1
2
3
4
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to…
I did not wish to live what was not life, living is so dear;…
I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to…
to cut a broad swath and shave close, to drive life into a co…
1
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to…
2
I did not wish to live what was not life, living is so dear;…
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
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…
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
Thoreau
abode
chinks
exude
tarn
home
an opening
dischange, slowly and steadily
a small mountain lake or pool
abode
home
chinks
an opening
Thoreau
Dilapidated
Sublime
Superfluous
Evitable
In disrepair
Noble, majestic
Excessive not necessary
Avoidable
Dilapidated
In disrepair
Sublime
Noble, majestic
7 terms
Thoreau
emerson
walden pond
a collection of essays
civil disobedience
Thoreau was a younger follower and friend of who?
where did he live when we wrote the book walden?
how was walden written?
what else did thoreau write after thoreau was in jail?
emerson
Thoreau was a younger follower and friend of who?
walden pond
where did he live when we wrote the book walden?
5 terms
Thoreau
writer from
born
died
wrote civil disobedience in
America
July 12 1817
May 6 1862
1849
writer from
America
born
July 12 1817
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
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
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
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
Thoreau
Pertinent
Encumbrance
Impervious
Temporal
To the point
Burden
Resistant
Worldly
Pertinent
To the point
Encumbrance
Burden
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
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
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
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.
5 terms
Thoreau
reading
higher laws
What he lived, and what for
the village
-Thoreau wants you to read classics ... -importance of education…
-connect with nature at a young age... -reach spiritual purity…
-wanted to live free of obligations and full of leisure/ Thor…
-goes into town to remind himself of what he wants to avoid
reading
-Thoreau wants you to read classics ... -importance of education…
higher laws
-connect with nature at a young age... -reach spiritual purity…
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
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
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
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
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…
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
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.
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
18 terms
Thoreau
What was the basis of both Thoreau's l…
What was Thoreau's reason for going in…
What were Thoreau's suggestions to liv…
Thoreau noted the gestures of the Puri…
Communion with nature
In order to live deliberatly so that when his time came to di…
Instead of 3 meals, eat 1... Instead of 100 dishes, eat 5
His concept of time, the puris pointed backward for yesterday…
What was the basis of both Thoreau's l…
Communion with nature
What was Thoreau's reason for going in…
In order to live deliberatly so that when his time came to di…
25 terms
Thoreau
I keep thinking his name was david
I have not gone and done anything moth…
Henry David.
Sometimes.
David Henry! What have you gone and done?
Oh good heavens! Louisa, David Henry's gone and not done some…
David Henry, you're being strange again.
Sometimes I don't know who you are.
I keep thinking his name was david
David Henry! What have you gone and done?
I have not gone and done anything moth…
Oh good heavens! Louisa, David Henry's gone and not done some…
7 terms
Thoreau
Laundry List of stuff
Why is liberty more important than equ…
"That government is best which governs…
Who should have the final say:the indi…
1) Philosophical conflict of Mexican-American War: war is a n…
Equality is given by the government and liberty is focused on…
Thoreau extends this quotation because he feels that the leas…
1) Individual, 2) The government is always overridden because…
Laundry List of stuff
1) Philosophical conflict of Mexican-American War: war is a n…
Why is liberty more important than equ…
Equality is given by the government and liberty is focused on…
Thoreau
where was he from/ time alive
college/professional fields
what did he start with his brother
true or false: he worked in his dad's…
Concord MA/ 1817-1862
graduated Harvard in 1837/ ministry, law, medicine, teaching…
a progressive school that lasted three years
false, the business did not make a lot of money
where was he from/ time alive
Concord MA/ 1817-1862
college/professional fields
graduated Harvard in 1837/ ministry, law, medicine, teaching…
23 terms
Thoreau
What is the point of view in "Walden"?
Who is the audience in Walden?
How does Thoreau compare working class…
In Walden what has Thoreau done?
1st person
Poor students. By informing them now, they will be able to im…
The working class are stuck where they are for all their exis…
He has lived in the woods for about 2 years.
What is the point of view in "Walden"?
1st person
Who is the audience in Walden?
Poor students. By informing them now, they will be able to im…
Thoreau
Where did Henry David Thoreau move to…
How long did he live there?
What was the name of the book he wrote…
What did Thoreau do while he was livin…
The Woods
2 years, 2 months
Life in the woods
Recording the cycle of the seasons
Where did Henry David Thoreau move to…
The Woods
How long did he live there?
2 years, 2 months
12 terms
thoreau
When and where was thoreau born?
where was he educated and what age?
Why did Thoreau attend chapel in a gre…
where is walden pond?
1817 in Massachusetts
At 16 years old at Harvard
Because the rules required black
Concord, Massachusetts
When and where was thoreau born?
1817 in Massachusetts
where was he educated and what age?
At 16 years old at Harvard
20 terms
Thoreau
Full name
Life Span
Evidence that nature was important to…
Was he successful in his lifetime?
Henry David Thoreau
1816-1861
Spent more time with nature than on earning money
No
Full name
Henry David Thoreau
Life Span
1816-1861
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