This essay prompt gives students the opportunity to develop their close reading, literary analysis and writing skills. It identifies a specific quote from Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson and requires textual analysis of that essay and of Walden by Henry David Thoreau. The prompt was designed to be use
Note: These theme-related quotations are also the focus of my ThemeQuotes trivia game based on this book.
These well-researched, thought-provoking quotations by great thinkers such as R. Buckminster Fuller, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and more are a natural addition to your JULIE OF
Includes notes on both Transcendentalism and Dark Romanticism and the following texts with reading questions:
"Because I Could Not Stop for Death"
"Hope is the Thing with Feathers"
Edgar Allen Poe:
"The Tell-Tale Heart"
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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