CliffsNotes on Emerson's Essays

CliffsNotes on Emerson's Essays

CliffsNotes on Emerson's Essays

CliffsNotes on Emerson's Essays


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CliffsNotes on Emerson's Essays explores the influential writings of a gifted scholar and humanitarian.

Covering six of Ralph Waldo Emerson's major works, this study guide provides critical commentaries on the content of the following essays:

  • Nature
  • "The American Scholar"
  • "The Over-Soul"
  • "Self-Reliance"
  • "The Transcendentalist"
  • "The Poet"

Other features that help you figure out Emerson's view on nature, the human soul, and transcendental ideology include

  • Background on the author, along with a chronology of his life
  • Critical essays on Emerson, Unitarianism, and the God Within, plus coverage of Emerson's use of metaphor
  • Explanation of difficult allusions, words, and phrases found throughout the intellectual's essays
  • Review questions and suggested essays topics

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