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27 terms
Transcendentalism
Dilapidated
Sublime
Superfluous
Magnanimity
(adj.) falling apart or ruined, run-down
Lofty or elevated, inspiring reverence or awe; excellent, maj…
Exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp.…
Dilapidated
(adj.) falling apart or ruined, run-down
Sublime
Lofty or elevated, inspiring reverence or awe; excellent, maj…
7 terms
Transcendental
"I went to the woods because I wished…
"I left the woods for as good a reason…
"Why should we be in such desperate ha…
"To speak truly, few adult persons can…
where i lived and what i lived for
conclusion
conclusion
Nature
"I went to the woods because I wished…
where i lived and what i lived for
"I left the woods for as good a reason…
conclusion
10 terms
Transcendental
Intuitive
Mundane
Revelation
Communal
Using what one thinks to be true even without conscious think…
unexciting, common, dull; OR related to earth as opposed to t…
a surprising and previously unknown fact or understanding (us…
Shared by all members of a community
Intuitive
Using what one thinks to be true even without conscious think…
Mundane
unexciting, common, dull; OR related to earth as opposed to t…
25 terms
Transcendental
____ men believe in ______. ____ men b…
You cannot do a ____ too soon, for you…
Our greatest ____ is not in never ____…
Adopt the ____ of ____: her ____ is pa…
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men belive in cause and e…
You cannot do a kindness to soon, for you never know how soon…
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up…
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
____ men believe in ______. ____ men b…
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men belive in cause and e…
You cannot do a ____ too soon, for you…
You cannot do a kindness to soon, for you never know how soon…
7 terms
Transcendental
logax
logau
lnx
lnu
1/xlna
1/ulna*du/dx
1/x
1/u*du/dx
logax
1/xlna
logau
1/ulna*du/dx
10 terms
Transcendental
Transcendentalism
Blithe
Connate
Chaos
Intellectual movement founded by Emerson.
Adj. carefree
Adj. existing naturally; innate
N. disorder of matter and space
Transcendentalism
Intellectual movement founded by Emerson.
Blithe
Adj. carefree
10 terms
Transcendental
Bestowed
Predoninate
Nonconformist
Absolve
Applied; used
To have controlling power or influence
One who does not follow generally excepted beliefs, customs o…
To clear of guilt or blame
Bestowed
Applied; used
Predoninate
To have controlling power or influence
22 terms
Transcendental
Aversion
Decourn
Exhilaration
Importune
A strong dislike
Good taste in conduct or in appearance
A feeling of high spirits or lively joy
To ask urgently or repeatedly; to annoy or trouble
Aversion
A strong dislike
Decourn
Good taste in conduct or in appearance
30 terms
Transcendental
What is the definition of transcendent…
What is optimistic?
What is evil?
What is light?
noun. Of ultimate reality- God, the cosmos,the self-transcend…
To believe in the perfect ability of the human being.
It is negative and merely an absence of good.
Light is more powerful than darkness because one ray of light…
What is the definition of transcendent…
noun. Of ultimate reality- God, the cosmos,the self-transcend…
What is optimistic?
To believe in the perfect ability of the human being.
12 terms
Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism
Oversoul
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Henry David Thoreau
A 19th century literary, philphocal and spiritual movement→ b…
the conncetion between god man and nature
American transcendentalist who was against slavery and stress…
American transcendentalist who was against a government that…
Transcendentalism
A 19th century literary, philphocal and spiritual movement→ b…
Oversoul
the conncetion between god man and nature
14 terms
Transcendentalism
thoughts on gov't
thoughts on individual
thoughts on god/religion
thoughts on citizenship
disliked gov't, b/c it made people conform
most important
found in nature, the universal mind
peaceful resistance
thoughts on gov't
disliked gov't, b/c it made people conform
thoughts on individual
most important
18 terms
Transcendentalism
Key ideas of Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism view on slavery
Nature as seen by a transcendent
The primary government goal for transc…
free thought; self-reliance; non-conformity; simplicity
against it
divine source of truth and living in harmony with it is essen…
Democracy, but the less interference the better
Key ideas of Transcendentalism
free thought; self-reliance; non-conformity; simplicity
Transcendentalism view on slavery
against it
Transcendentalism
emotion, supernatural, atmosphere
emotion, supernatural, atmosphere, nat…
nature, individual, subjectivity
proposes a belief on a higher reality…
gothic
romanticism
transcendentalism
transcendentalism
emotion, supernatural, atmosphere
gothic
emotion, supernatural, atmosphere, nat…
romanticism
25 terms
Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism
Benefactor
Aversion
Integrity
Any system of philosophy, esp that of Emerson, that emphasize…
A person who supports or helps a person, institution, etc, es…
Strong feeling of dislike, opposition, repugnance, or antipathy
Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral…
Transcendentalism
Any system of philosophy, esp that of Emerson, that emphasize…
Benefactor
A person who supports or helps a person, institution, etc, es…
26 terms
Transcendentalism
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Transcendentalism
Henry David Thoreau
Margaret Fuller
American transcendentalist who was against slavery and stress…
A philosophy pioneered by Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 1830's a…
American transcendentalist who was against a government that…
Social reformer, leader in women's movement and a transcenden…
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American transcendentalist who was against slavery and stress…
Transcendentalism
A philosophy pioneered by Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 1830's a…
17 terms
Transcendentalism
perpetual
decorum
tranquil
conviction
lasting forever
proper, respectful behavior
calm, quiet, still
strong belief
perpetual
lasting forever
decorum
proper, respectful behavior
17 terms
Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism view on slavery
Nature as seen by a transcendent
The primary government goal for transc…
Individuals transcend to a higher spir…
against it
divine source of truth and living in harmony with it is essen…
Democracy, but the less interference the better
using intuition
Transcendentalism view on slavery
against it
Nature as seen by a transcendent
divine source of truth and living in harmony with it is essen…
37 terms
Transcendentalism
To apply human character to objects:
Who is the author of Self-Reliance?
A comparison using like, as, than, or…
The name of a small pond where Thoreau…
Personification
Emerson
Simile
Walden's pond
To apply human character to objects:
Personification
Who is the author of Self-Reliance?
Emerson
15 terms
Transcendentalism
Benefactor
Aversion
Integrity
Suffrage
A person who supports or helps a person, institution, etc, es…
Strong feeling of dislike, opposition, repugnance, or antipathy
Adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral…
The right to vote, esp in a political election
Benefactor
A person who supports or helps a person, institution, etc, es…
Aversion
Strong feeling of dislike, opposition, repugnance, or antipathy
36 terms
transcendentalism
catalogs
cadence
idiom
paradox
long list of related things, people, or events
long sweep rhythm of sound that echoes the bible and the spee…
an expression with a special meaning
a seemingly contradictory statement
catalogs
long list of related things, people, or events
cadence
long sweep rhythm of sound that echoes the bible and the spee…
11 terms
Transcendentalism
Admonition
Latent
Sage
Manifest
a warning; cautionary advice
present but not evident; hidden
a person of profound wisdom and judgment
apparent to the eye or the mind; evident; obvious
Admonition
a warning; cautionary advice
Latent
present but not evident; hidden
17 terms
Transcendentalism
perpetual
decorum
tranquil
conviction
lasting forever
proper, respectful behavior
calm, quiet, still
strong belief
perpetual
lasting forever
decorum
proper, respectful behavior
8 terms
Transcendentalism
brink
embattled
exhilaration
harmony
edge of a steep place
in the midst of fighting
great joy; high spirits
peaceful agreement
brink
edge of a steep place
embattled
in the midst of fighting
46 terms
Transcendentalism
Romanticism
- imagination... - individuality... - nature…
Gothic, Transcendentalism, and Enlight…
Transcendentalism
an artistic movement that dominated in Europe and America
What did Romanticism emphasize on?
What is Romanticism the opposite of?
focuses on the reverence of nature, individualism, simplicity…
Romanticism
an artistic movement that dominated in Europe and America
- imagination... - individuality... - nature…
What did Romanticism emphasize on?
44 terms
Transcendentalism
nature; spirituality
divinity
self-reliance and individualism
intuition
______ is the doorway to ______
objects in nature reflect _______
______ and _______ outweigh external forces (society)
______ is superior to reason
nature; spirituality
______ is the doorway to ______
divinity
objects in nature reflect _______
10 terms
Transcendentalism
aversion
exhilaration
nonconformist
decorum
(n) a strong dislike
(n) a feeling of high spirits or lively joy
(n) one who doesn't follow generally accepted beliefs, custom…
(n) good taste in conduct or appearance
aversion
(n) a strong dislike
exhilaration
(n) a feeling of high spirits or lively joy
41 terms
Transcendentalism
Lament
Respite
Abhor
Discern
(v, n) mourn; express grief, sorrow, or regret (verb); an exp…
(n) a period of relief or rest
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
(v.) to see clearly, recognize
Lament
(v, n) mourn; express grief, sorrow, or regret (verb); an exp…
Respite
(n) a period of relief or rest
5 terms
Transcendentalism
Know Thyself
Know the World
Develop Intuition
Connect with Nature
Which is superior to reason
which is symbolic
Know Thyself
Know the World
115 terms
Transcendentalism
assume
assume
assume
cease
to take for granted without proof
"for what I _______ you shall _______"
It turns out that I was wrong to _______ that I would be good…
to stop
assume
to take for granted without proof
assume
"for what I _______ you shall _______"
14 terms
Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Henry David Thoreau
an intellectual movement that emphasized the dignity of the i…
Born in Boston, MA; father was a Unitarian minister who died;…
Author of Nature; formed the Transcendental Club; called the…
From Concord, MA; attended Harvard; refused to punish student…
Transcendentalism
an intellectual movement that emphasized the dignity of the i…
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Born in Boston, MA; father was a Unitarian minister who died;…
25 terms
Transcendentalism
And now it seems the beautiful uncut h…
Ask us to mount the scaffold and we wi…
Cast your whole vote, not a strip of p…
For every atom belonging to me as good…
Whitman - Song of Myself
Gandhi - On Civil Disobedince
Thoreau - Civil Disobedince
Whitman - Song of Myself
And now it seems the beautiful uncut h…
Whitman - Song of Myself
Ask us to mount the scaffold and we wi…
Gandhi - On Civil Disobedince
26 terms
Transcendentalism
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Transcendentalism
Henry David Thoreau
Margaret Fuller
American transcendentalist who was against slavery and stress…
A philosophy pioneered by Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 1830's a…
American transcendentalist who was against a government that…
Social reformer, leader in women's movement and a transcenden…
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American transcendentalist who was against slavery and stress…
Transcendentalism
A philosophy pioneered by Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 1830's a…
Transcendentalism
Latent
Conviction
Merit
Bard
Present and capable of emerging or developing but not now vis…
A strong belief
Value or worth
A poet, especially one who recites his poems orally
Latent
Present and capable of emerging or developing but not now vis…
Conviction
A strong belief
10 terms
Transcendentalism
Integrity
Conformity
Passive Resistance
Authority
the quality of being honest and having strong moral principle…
compliance with standards, rules, or laws
nonviolent opposition to authority, especially a refusal to c…
the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforc…
Integrity
the quality of being honest and having strong moral principle…
Conformity
compliance with standards, rules, or laws
8 terms
Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism
conformity
nonconformity
consistency
A nineteenth-century movement in the Romantic tradition, whic…
Adjusting one's behavior or thinking to coincide with a group…
whenever someone is out of step with others or out of line wi…
how similarly the individual acts in the same situation over…
Transcendentalism
A nineteenth-century movement in the Romantic tradition, whic…
conformity
Adjusting one's behavior or thinking to coincide with a group…
22 terms
Transcendentalism
Aversion
Decorum
Exhilaration
Importune
A strong dislike
Proper behavior, good taste; orderliness
Cheerfulness; high spirits
to urge with annoying persistence; to trouble
Aversion
A strong dislike
Decorum
Proper behavior, good taste; orderliness
17 terms
Transcendentalism
perpetual
decorum
tranquil
conviction
lasting forever
proper, respectful behavior
calm, quiet, still
strong belief
perpetual
lasting forever
decorum
proper, respectful behavior
22 terms
Transcendentalism
transcendentalism
Ralph Waldo Emmerson
Henry David Thoreau
Walden
a nineteenth-century movement in the Romantic tradition, whic…
a leading transcendentalist writer, and the real founder of t…
American transcendentalist who was against a government that…
written by Henry David Thoreau; a personal account of his lif…
transcendentalism
a nineteenth-century movement in the Romantic tradition, whic…
Ralph Waldo Emmerson
a leading transcendentalist writer, and the real founder of t…
11 terms
Transcendentalism
aversion
decorum
exhilaration
importune
A strong dislike
politeness or appropriateness of conduct or behavior
A feeling of high spirits or lively joy
beg persistently and urgently
aversion
A strong dislike
decorum
politeness or appropriateness of conduct or behavior
15 terms
Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism
Transcendental
Aphorism
Epigram
A philosophy pioneered by Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 1830's a…
A philosophy stressing the relationship between human beings…
A brief, cleverly worded statement that makes a wise observat…
A brief witty poem, often satirical.
Transcendentalism
A philosophy pioneered by Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 1830's a…
Transcendental
A philosophy stressing the relationship between human beings…
12 terms
Transcendentalism
1840-1855
no British counterpart
Romanticism
nature; individual
dates
no British counterpart
offshoot of ______ but more serious
2 traits: _____ and _____
1840-1855
dates
no British counterpart
no British counterpart
29 terms
Transcendentalism
core beliefs of transcendentalism
free verse
catalog
alliteration
1. human senses are limited; they convey knowledge of the phy…
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
a list of things in a poem
Repetition of consonant sounds
core beliefs of transcendentalism
1. human senses are limited; they convey knowledge of the phy…
free verse
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
15 terms
Transcendentalism
Transcendentalism
Transcendental Club
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Henry David Thoreau
The ultimate source of truth (God) is within us.
Ralph Waldo Emerson,... Henry David Thoreau, &... Margaret Fuller
Wrote a book, "Nature", started revolutionary way of thinking…
Thoreau isolated himself; lived on the shores of Walden Pond.…
Transcendentalism
The ultimate source of truth (God) is within us.
Transcendental Club
Ralph Waldo Emerson,... Henry David Thoreau, &... Margaret Fuller
44 terms
Transcendentalism
nature; spirituality
divinity
self-reliance and individualism
intuition
______ is the doorway to ______
objects in nature reflect _______
______ and _______ outweigh external forces (society)
______ is superior to reason
nature; spirituality
______ is the doorway to ______
divinity
objects in nature reflect _______
8 terms
Transcendentalism
What are the 3 main transcendental bel…
What is the main point of "Self-Relian…
Why does Emerson believe society is an…
Why does Emerson mention names of grea…
1. Human spirit can intuitively comprehend the fundamental tr…
Be yourself, trust yourself, and work hard if you want to be…
Society loves conformity and does not value individuality.
To encourage people to do great things even if society disagr…
What are the 3 main transcendental bel…
1. Human spirit can intuitively comprehend the fundamental tr…
What is the main point of "Self-Relian…
Be yourself, trust yourself, and work hard if you want to be…
36 terms
Transcendentalism
Definition
Who is it enticing to?
What is the element of truth behind it?
Influences
belief that we can transcend to a higher position and become…
people tired of the day to day grim
we are bogged down with stuff that is nonessential
England, Plato & Neoplatonists, Emanuel Swedenborg, Oriental…
Definition
belief that we can transcend to a higher position and become…
Who is it enticing to?
people tired of the day to day grim
Transcendentalism
Which of the following is NOT a charac…
A man has an obligation to act accordi…
For Thoreau, majority opinion in a dem…
Civil Disobedience was published in 18…
The use of scientific reason as the basis for truth
the laws of society, the presiding leadership, majority opinion
should be disregarded if it supports unjust or immoral policies
Resistance to Civil Government
Which of the following is NOT a charac…
The use of scientific reason as the basis for truth
A man has an obligation to act accordi…
the laws of society, the presiding leadership, majority opinion
57 terms
Transcendentalism
Two names for this period
what was the time period?
what does Renaissance mean?
what word did we learn that relates to…
The Flowering of New England and The New England Renaissance
1840-1860
rebirth of learning/culture
burgeon
Two names for this period
The Flowering of New England and The New England Renaissance
what was the time period?
1840-1860
24 terms
Transcendentalism
main Transcendentalism authors
Oversoul
How do we connect to the Oversoul?
Where does real truth lie?
Emerson and Thoreau
connects all living things
We use our intuition.
Real truth lies outside what the senses can perceive (know an…
main Transcendentalism authors
Emerson and Thoreau
Oversoul
connects all living things
31 terms
Transcendentalism
What is transcendentalism?
What are the 5 tenets of Transcendenta…
Explain the tenet "Man is essentially…
Explain the tenet "Importance of the i…
an extension of Romanticism; Transcendentalists took many of…
1. Man is essentially or inherently good... 2. Importance of the…
believes any action human does is good (right thing to do)
celebrate individual and look down on conformity (following s…
What is transcendentalism?
an extension of Romanticism; Transcendentalists took many of…
What are the 5 tenets of Transcendenta…
1. Man is essentially or inherently good... 2. Importance of the…
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