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Transcendentalism

Nature Self-Reliance Walden Civil-Disobedience Woman in the 19th Century
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What does Emerson say would happen if the stars appeared only once every thousand years? What does this say about the way people act about the stars now?

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What does Emerson say would happen if the stars appeared only once every thousand years? What does this say about the way people act about the stars now?


People would appreciate them more; people would see that night as a miracle; people would pass down the story of that night to tell how amazing it was.

 

They don't see it as a miracle because it is so common.


What effect does the experience of nature have on Emerson?

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What effect does the experience of nature have on Emerson?


He becomes more spiritual; his egotism vanishes


What does it mean that "Nature always wears the colors of the spirit?"

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What does it mean that "Nature always wears the colors of the spirit?"


Our perceptions of nature are colored by our moods, thoughts, and feelings.


What is the transcendentalist characteristic that shows how our ideas and moods can affect the way we see reality?

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What is the transcendentalist characteristic that shows how our ideas and moods can affect the way we see reality?


idealism


What was Emerson trying to persuade people to do with his essay, "Nature?"

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What was Emerson trying to persuade people to do with his essay, "Nature?"


He was trying to persuade the reader to observe the beauty and power of nature as it leads to a more spiritual outlook on life.


According to Emerson, what is true genius?

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According to Emerson, what is true genius?


Believing in your own thoughts.


Which characteristic of transcendentalism is exemplified when a person is a nonconformist, or is only concerned with what is true for him or her?

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Which characteristic of transcendentalism is exemplified when a person is a nonconformist, or is only concerned with what is true for him or her?


Individualism


According to Emerson in "Self-Reliance," how does society affect what people value?

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According to Emerson in "Self-Reliance," how does society affect what people value?


Society requires people to conform and punishes those who don't.


According to Emerson, who has the potential for genius?

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According to Emerson, who has the potential for genius?


Everybody.


What is Emerson's purpose for writing "Self-Reliance?"

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What is Emerson's purpose for writing "Self-Reliance?"


He wants to persuade everyone to live by their own opinions and stop imitating the ideas of others.


Describe Thoreau's "Walden" experiment?

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Describe Thoreau's "Walden" experiment?


He moved into a cabin in the woods near Walden pond for two years so he could experience solitude and reach a greater understanding of living life fully.


What does Thoreau think about the news and the mail?

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What does Thoreau think about the news and the mail?


He sees them as unimportant distractions.


Why does Thoreau say people need to simplify their lives?

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Why does Thoreau say people need to simplify their lives?


They are too involved in meaningless activities.


Describe the battle Thoreau witnesses between the ants.

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Describe the battle Thoreau witnesses between the ants.


The red ants and black ants battled each other. Thoreau is amazed at the intensity of the battle and compares it to human battles.


Analyze the following quote.

 

"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them."

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Analyze the following quote.

 

"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them."


You must work toward your dreams and ambitions with confidence, because you will lead a more fulfilling life.


Why was Thoreau jailed in "Cvil-Disobedience?"

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Why was Thoreau jailed in "Cvil-Disobedience?"


He did not pay his poll-taxes.


Why is Thoreau's cell mate in prison?

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Why is Thoreau's cell mate in prison?


He is accused of burning down a barn.


What does Thoreau do while he is in jail?

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What does Thoreau do while he is in jail?


Enjoys the solitude; meditates and reflects.


Why does Thoreau feel that government is mostly unneccessary?

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Why does Thoreau feel that government is mostly unneccessary?


People already know right from wrong, so they should be able to govern themselves.


What characteristics of Transcendentalism are exemplified in "Civil-Disobedience?"

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What characteristics of Transcendentalism are exemplified in "Civil-Disobedience?"


Individualism, Self-government, freedom...


Fuller compares the treatment of women to the treatment of....?

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Fuller compares the treatment of women to the treatment of....?


Children and slaves


What is the purpose of Fuller's essay?

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What is the purpose of Fuller's essay?


She wants to convince the public that freedom for women is a natural right.


What does Fuller suggest is the main reason women have been kept out of the public eye?

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What does Fuller suggest is the main reason women have been kept out of the public eye?


Men are more interested in keeping them at home to raise children and maintain the home.


How did men react to Miranda upon meeting her?

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How did men react to Miranda upon meeting her?


They treated her with respect and confidence. They treated her as an equal because of her education.


Throughout "Woman in the 19th Century," Margaret Fuller mentions opposing viewpoints. Why does she do this?

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Throughout "Woman in the 19th Century," Margaret Fuller mentions opposing viewpoints. Why does she do this?


She does so to expose and discredit the opposition.



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