Emerson's Essays Notes
Including Life & Background of the Author, Chronology of Emerson's Life, Critical Commentaries, Critical Essays, Review Questions and Essay Topics, Selected BibliographyeBook - 1975
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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:
- “The American Scholar”
- “The Over-Soul”
- “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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