Lessons for Ralph Waldo Emerson

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  • The Legacy of Emerson and Thoreau - … Transcendentalists’ belief in the Over-Soul? Quotes from Self Reliance Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a time in every man’s education when … does Emerson describe society? 4. How does Emerson feel about conformity? 5. What is Emerson’s comment about consistency? 6. Why, according to Emerson should people trust themselves? Excerpts from the Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson February 17 …
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  • Territorial Expansion - … “The world exists for you….Build therefore your own world.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature separate from England nature as spiritual resource (“A land … castles, no cathedrals, and no kings; Land of the forest.” Ralph Waldo Emerson, America, my country) Procedures: • Either individually or with a partner … title (which can be metaphorical). o In the style of Ralph Waldo Emerson or Walt Whitman (in Leaves of Grass), write a poem …
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  • Accentuate the Positive - … instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson Most of the important things in the world have been … us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson Each of our acts makes a statement as to our … achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim. Ralph Waldo Emerson A purpose you impart is no longer your own. Johann …
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  • Where the Wild Things Are - … Nature2 by Ralph Waldo Emerson. 1 2 A brief synopsis of transcendentalism and H.D. Thoreau that will be developed by teacher Emerson, Ralph Waldo. Nature … and a ruler • Re-read the introduction to Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson* * Possibly affirmation quotes from other transcendentalists Focus: Students will be …
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  • Transcendentalist - … . Students will be introduced to the social action essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Margaret Fuller. Secondary to this, though … the discussion from Dylan to Emerson and the Transcendentalists. 2. Students will begin reading Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson together. Teacher directed questions include: How do you define "self-reliance"? What does Emerson mean by "envy …
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  • American Transcendentalism and Buddhism: Cross-cultural relationships - … ) and to see differences Methodology: 1. Selected readings from Wordsworth, Emerson—“Self Reliance”, “Nature”, “The Rhodora”, Thoreauchapters from Walden and “Civil … sea; Or hear old Triton (4) blow his wreathed horn. Ralph Waldo Emerson: From “Self Reliance” “Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the … from immoral it becomes, as itwere, unmoral….” How to respond: Ralph Waldo Emerson From “Nature” 1. Go into nature; be solitary. 2. Let …
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  • Curriculum Unit for Approaching Walden: Paths to Emerson and Thoreau - … from “Economy”—see attached “Ktaadn” except—see attached Readings from Emerson: “Brahma” “Hamatreya” Selected passages from “Nature,” “Self-Reliance” and “The … weal or woe, feels then uncompromised, indifferent as his God. Ralph Waldo Emerson From “Self-Reliance” The nonchalance of boys who are sure … into the ear of men, and put them in fear. Ralph Waldo Emerson From “Nature” Our age is retrospective. It builds the sepulchres …
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  • The Individual and His Role in Society - … by Henry David Thoreau * • Selected entries from The Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson by Ralph Waldo Emerson * • The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger … 2 Topic: Loneliness Quote of the Day: From R.W. Emerson, “Solitude is fearsome & heavy hearted. I have never known a … .” Intro Activity: Journal Response 10 min. Class will discuss if Emerson’s thoughts connect in any way to Holden Caulfield’s …
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  • The American Puritan Tradition and Dilemma: Part II - … one, and Ralph Waldo Emerson (Transcendentalism), by analyzing and comparing Edwards's "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" and Emerson's "Self … one, and Ralph Waldo Emerson (Transcendentalism), by analyzing and comparing Edwards's "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" and Emerson's "Self …
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  • Louisa May Alcott - … of tales she wrote for Ellen Emerson, the daughter of Louisa's father's famous friend Ralph Waldo Emerson. Flower Fables was published in … Hancock, wife of the famous politician John Hancock Family friend Ralph Waldo Emerson Bronson Alcott's Temple School The story takes place in …
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