Walden

by: Henry David Thoreau

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

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What Emerson essay was enormously influential on the kind of undertaking that Thoreau was attempting in Walden?

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For Thoreau, anything more than what is useful is ___.

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When Thoreau says, “We have constructed a fate, a new Atropos, that never turns aside,” what is he describing?

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How does Thoreau describe animals?

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Who were the only group of people to ever arrive at Walden Pond en masse?