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  • Comment on Economy 1-14 by Katharine Holt
    Posted in: Emma Willard Nature Writing and Beyond In reply to Callie Guo. Yes--and he also seems to be questioning whether they really "must" do those things or just think they must...
  • Comment on Economy 1-14 by Katharine Holt
    Posted in: Emma Willard Nature Writing and Beyond In reply to Angelina Tang. Great that you are tracking Thoreau's analogies! And I agree that he is comparing humans to gods here!
  • Comment on Economy 1-14 by Katharine Holt
    Posted in: Emma Willard Nature Writing and Beyond In reply to Lulu Freeland. It's so great that you are willing to make note of things that challenge your initial reading. Thoreau is full of contradictions!
  • Comment on Economy 1-14 by Katharine Holt
    Posted in: Emma Willard Nature Writing and Beyond In reply to Juliet Hassenberg. I'm really glad you bring up his family's background in manufacturing and his privilege! We'll continue to discuss this, I'm sure!
  • Comment on Economy 1-14 by Katharine Holt
    Posted in: Emma Willard Nature Writing and Beyond In reply to Anna Diefendorf. You draw attention to an important line! I don't always think of Thoreau as valuing tenderness and delicate handling, but as you say, that is exactly what he shows reverence for here. One small thing: if you'd like to draw attention to […]

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