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  • Comment on Where I Lived, And What I Lived For 1-12 by Nick Hubbe
    Posted in: American Wilderness 2019-20 Staying on the page of appreciating the wilderness, Thoreau talks further on the point how living freely in the most important thing and going off of that is what puts people in bad situations. He uses the quote “There are none happy in the world but beings who enjoy freely […]
  • Comment on Where I Lived, And What I Lived For 1-12 by Nick Hubbe
    Posted in: American Wilderness 2019-20 In this paragraph, Thoreau seems to show how people (farmers in this example) don’t look further into things and just focus on what is shown on the outside. Potentially just trying to show how highly he thinks poets should be seen in his words he describes it as, “Why, the […]
  • Comment on Where I Lived, And What I Lived For 1-12 by Nick Hubbe
    Posted in: American Wilderness 2019-20 In this first paragraph, Thoreau does a great job of showing the reader something about him. He talks about how he focuses on just living rather than the materialistic things in life. In this text he says “and then I let it lie, fallow perchance, for a man is rich […]
  • Comment on Economy 1-14 by David Fahy
    Posted in: General Discussion There seems to be typo in the first sentence, after the third comma: “what are” is repeated unnecessarily.
  • Comment on Economy 1-14 by David Fahy
    Posted in: General Discussion A third, and I think more logical meaning of “first or last” here is “at the beginning or the end.” This is the meaning of the phrase given in Webster’s 1828 dictionary. The meaning in the present context is then “somewhere in the writer’s work.”

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