Posted in: SUNY Geneseo HONR 202 S18 We do, in paragraphs 4 & 10. So Thoreau never did claim to be in the middle of the wilderness (literally) and did tell us how far he was from civilization, so he did not intentionally mislead his readers. Perhaps Schulz has an issue with the public perception […]
Posted in: SUNY Geneseo HONR 202 S18 [some might have thought too far from the village, but to my eyes the village was too far from it. ] This leads us away from the idea of Thoreau as a despot; he wanted the village to be closer. However, this does give us the impression that […]
Posted in: SUNY Geneseo HONR 202 S18 This is a very beautiful question. I think it is. Thank you for bringing up this beautiful contrast. I learned something very important. I only add that I believe, as Thoreau describes in Walden, he continued his sauntering so far as to walk among stars in the sky.