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  • Comment on Higher Laws by Julia McGaugh
    Posted in: SUNY Geneseo HONR 202 S18 [Ah, how low I fall when I am tempted by them! Even music may be intoxicating. Such apparently slight causes destroyed Greece and Rome, and will destroy England and America.] This seems to contradict Walden's praise of music found in his essay¬†Walking. In this instance, he places partial […]
  • Comment on Brute Neighbors 1-9 by Eileen Reinhardt
    Posted in: SUNY Geneseo HONR 202 S18 [Hermit] When the first word of the paragraph is italicized, is he taking on the different "personality" of the italicized word? If so, for what purpose?
  • Comment on House-Warming 10-19 by Lara Mangino
    Posted in: SUNY Geneseo HONR 202 S18 [I remembered the story of a conceited fellow, who, in fine clothes, in was wont to lounge about the village once, giving advice to workmen.] I wonder if one could see a bit of Thoreau in this statement. An arguably conceited fellow, relatively well-off, who criticizes those who […]