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  • Comment on Visitors 1-11 by Leah Christman
    Posted in: SUNY Geneseo HONR 202 S18 This entire chapter, from the very first sentence, conveys Thoreau's thoughts on how he perceives other people. When he says that he "loves society," describing even the number of chairs he keeps in his tiny cabin for visitors, it is difficult to claim that he hates people, at […]
  • Comment on Solitude by Hannah Kennedy
    [Sometimes, when I compare myself with other men, it seems as if I were more favored by the gods than they, beyond any deserts that I am conscious of; as if I had a warrant and surety at their hands which my fellows have not, and were especially guided and guarded. ] Thoreau could not […]
  • Comment on Economy 71-81 by Hannah Kennedy
    Posted in: SUNY Geneseo HONR 202 S18 [If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag for humanity rather than for myself; and my shortcomings and inconsistencies do not affect the truth of my statement.] While he acknowledges that he has shortcomings, he seems to also be making the […]