Walden Henry David Thoreau . Bell Ringer Quiz November 10, 2011. 1) Why did Thoreau say he wanted to live life “deliberately”?. A. To keep up with the “Joneses” B. To have no part of industrialization C. To make a living in order to survive D. To live a life of true meaning.
Bell Ringer Quiz
November 10, 2011
A. To keep up with the “Joneses”
B. To have no part of industrialization
C. To make a living in order to survive
D. To live a life of true meaning
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Rejecting a life of needless complexity, Thoreau goes into the woods to live more simply. He belittles those who complicate their lives by hurrying, working too hard, and trying to keep track of the latest news.
He believes these things limit the time people have for what is important. When he leaves the woods, his belief in simplicity is confirmed and his insight into life is deepened.
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