Category: Literature Study

Exploring a theme in Walden — Economy

Introduction Although Henry David Thoreau1 died more than a century ago, his ideas and works are still alive in today’s society. “The breadth of Thoreau’s appeal is enormous.”2 His major works include Walden3 and Civil Disobedience3. They covered many topics from nature to civilization, and from philosophy to economics. In this paper we will discuss …

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Analsis of Values Based on Thoreau’s “Walden”

Argument Based on Thoreau’s Walden In a modern society like the United States, it is hard to find out what a true value is, because of its complexity. There are all different kinds of values, such as family values, moral values, materialistic values, etc. A person’s value system is determined by many factors, including time, …

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