Henry David Thoreau’s Illustration of the Concept of Escape as Described in His Book, Where I Lived, And What I Lived For

The Escapists Expectations and standards rise up like mental bile, contributing to the mess of stress and confusion. Reality tends to lose its appeal when charred with anxiety and peppered with self-destruction. The bittersweet battle continues as the mind fights to cease its distortion complex against reality. In Where I Lived, and What I Lived … Read more

A Look at How Henry David Thoreau Views Advancement as Illustrated In His Book, Where I Lived, And What I Lived For

Progress for the Sake of Progress “Progress for the sake of progress must be prohibited”. Although this quote is from Dolores Umbridge in Harry Potter, it accurately describes Thoreau’s attitude towards progress in Where I Lived, and What I Lived For, an excerpt from Walden. Where I Lived and What I Lived For is Thoreau’s … Read more