Q/W: “Reliance ” (NB 32). Define SELF-RELIANCE. What qualities does a self reliant person possess? Are you self-reliant?. Ralph Waldo Emerson. “Self Reliance”. Meet: Ralph Waldo Emerson (Literature book 238). Literature book 238. (NB) Jot down 5 items about Emerson
What qualities does a self reliant person possess?
Are you self-reliant?
Literature book 238. (NB)
Jot down 5 items about Emerson
One of the most quoted man of his time
Went to Harvard at 14
Graduated from Harvard Divinity School at 18
Very bright, came from a family of ministers
Minister for a few years before his preaching went against his beliefs
After wife’s death traveled to Europe and met prominent transcendental poets
Brought Transcendentalist Movement to America
Completely opposed the Puritan life and beliefs
Ideas of self, individuality, self reliance
Literature book: Read 245-246
According to Emerson, what is genius?
What is the lesson Emerson would have people learn from great works of art?
246-247: Interpret and analyze your assigned lines.
1’s : Lines 1-3
2’s: Lines 5-7
3’s: Lines 8-10
4’s: Lines 11-13
Take notes on all the presented interpretations and analysis.
Through Autonomy and Self Determination