Walden

by: Henry David Thoreau

Sounds and Solitude Quick Quiz

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Thoreau asks, “Will you be a reader, a student merely, or a ___?”

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What causes the loud, interrupting noise that Thoreau describes as a “scream”?

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What bird does Thoreau interpret as saying, “Oh-o-o-o that I never had been bor-r-r-r-n”?

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How far away is Thoreau’s closest neighbor?

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How does Thoreau describe the society of humans that he has exchanged for the society of nature?