Thoreau's Works Analysis
Henry David Thoreau is reconized as one of greatest transcendentalist writer. His written pieces are known for creating an understanding of our live's on earth and the natural world around us. He added a great deal to the transcendetalism and how one should live their life. Thoreau embraces his love for nature, life and his scientfic beliefs.
Walden Conclusion: Analysis
In the Conclusion of Walden, Thoreau reflects his ideas, thoughts, and understandings of life which he came to Walden pond to achieve. He says that when he left the woods of Walden pond it was because of the same reason he came, to find a new way of living. One of Thoreau's top transcendental beliefs it nonconformity and unconsistency but in the wood's his day to day lfe was conforming to consistency. He says that he wants to live life on top in order to see over everyone else's conformity to live his own thoughts. Thoreau believes that if people came out of traditions and conformity to society, that then we will all be able to have a clear over-view of our lives.
Reading : Analysis
In the chapter of Reading in Walden, Thoreau introduces the theme of immortality of literature. At first, he suggests the immortality of ideas and ideals of truth are expressed through literature. Thoreau believes that if men were more deliberate in choosing their pursuits in life, they would all become students and observers, because it is in their nature. He believes that men would rather watch other people and conform to other's ideas rather than making their own decisions to gain fame. Thoreau says that when he reads a philosopher's work, he can't help but embrace and admire their thoughts. He believes that since they are admired and their ideas are literate, their philosophies are infinite through time.