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Important notes about thoreau. -He wrote 1000 copies of his first book:a week on the Concord and merrimack rivers:275 book sold -his second book walden:didn t make the best seller list either when it was published in 1854

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Important notes about thoreau

Important notes about thoreau

-He wrote 1000 copies of his first book:a week on the Concord and merrimack rivers:275 book sold

-his second book walden:didn t make the best seller list either when it was published in 1854

-walden shows the reader how to live wisely in a world designed to make wise living impossıible.

-it was a travel guide for the mind.

-many scholars consider thoreau to be the father of the American conservation and preservation movements.


Important notes about thoreau

  • Thoreau strongly objected to the war on several fronts

  • İn 1846 ,the town constable asked him to pay his poll tax.

  • He flat-out refused to ante up (kumarda onceden kesılen para) what he owed 1.50&.

  • He was taken to the prison.

  • When his friend,emerson,visited him in the jail,he asked him why are you here,dear?,he answered him:why aren t you here?

  • Look at that and think about the answer.(WAR )


Important notes about thoreau

  • ‘Civil disobedience’influenced some of the world’s greatest leaders,including Mohandas ‘mahatma,ghandi,martin luther king,nelson mandela.

  • exp.:in the 1980s,nelson mandela led the south african anti-apartheid (güney afr.ırkcılık) movement,using thoreau’s ‘civil disobedience’

    -He resisted materialism and chose a life of simplicity close to nature.

  • Walden is a guide book for life ,showing the reader how to live wisely in a world designed to make wise living impossıble.

  • On the duty of civil disobedience has become a primer for nonviolent protest.used by gandi,kıng ,mandela…


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