Posted in: Thoreau-Harding Project I did not expect to find the line "I love to be alone" in Walden, but that's probably part of Thoreau's philosophy to keep the reader on their toes. Thoreau digs into the pervading notion that being around others is necessary for a complete day. Of course, it is impossible to avoid […]
Posted in: Thoreau-Harding Project [ I was determined to know beans.] This appears to be too controlling of nature. It is not our place to fully understand and control nature. Thoreau is trying to fully immerse himself into nature, yet this does not appear to be the way to go about it. Perhaps he simply means […]
Posted in: Thoreau-Harding Project  He leads such a simple life, yet had to do nothing Thoreau is doing to achieve that kind of connection. He is more of nature than Thoreau, I wonder if Thoreau ever understood this point?