Emerson’s "Self-Reliance" and "Nature"

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What is this an example of?: \”Susan cannot stand peanut butter! Whenever she sees or smells it, she is sickened!\”
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Aversion
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What is this an example of?: \”The girl scout pleaded and begged me to buy the samoa cookies like her life depended on it!\”
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Importune
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According to Emerson’s essay, \”Nature,\” what are some ways that the woods can change a man? (There are FOUR answers)
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-The ability to find truth in solitude and nature. -The ability to enjoy perfect exhilaration. -Man can cast off years. -He could return to reason and faith.
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According to Emerson, \”nature always wears the colors of the spirit.\” What does this mean?
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However you feel is how you look at nature.
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What does Emerson mean when he says, \”envy is ignorance?\”
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When you focus on what others have, you lose knowledge of yourself.
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According to Emerson, who is not afraid to be inconsistent?
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Great men, like Socrates, Pythagoras, and Galileo.
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What does Emerson mean when he says the fields and woods \”nod\” to him?
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Nature is acknowledging the relationship between man and nature by communication.
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What is one theme or main idea in Emerson’s essay, \”Self-Reliance,\” that illustrates an element of transcendentalism?
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Self-Reliance, look inward for truth.
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Why does Emerson think people try to be consistent?
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Society deems it appropriate; \”you are only as good as you word.\”
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What does Emerson mean when he says, \”I become a transparent eyeball,\” in his essay, \”Nature?\”
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He becomes part of nature, loses egotism, and becomes simply a lover of beauty.
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What is an aphorism?
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A statement that explains a general principle or truth about life that is usually one sentence long.
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What is this an example of?\” \”To be great is to be misunderstood.\”
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An aphorism.
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According to Emerson, what is the \”greatest delight\” in nature?
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The occult (mysterious) relationship between man and nature.
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What does Emerson mean when he says, \”imitation is suicide?\”
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Trying to be like others kills your own spirit.
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What is this an example of?: \”Mr. Smith tends to think and act differently than the people around him.\”
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Nonconformist.
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According to Emerson, who believes consistency is important?
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Society.

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