While reading Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay “Self-Reliance” I throughly enjoyed how much honesty he included in his writing. Knowing that many of his readers may not necessarily agree with the things he was saying or thoughts he had, he still kept his voice consistent throughout the entirety of the essay. 613 more words
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The book of Nature is the book of Fate. She turns the gigantic pages, — leaf after leaf, — never returning one. … The element running through entire nature, which we popularly call Fate, is known to us as limitation.
I grew up in Clinton, Massachusetts — a small town in Worcester County. We were once the crowning achievement of the Industrial Revolution, and the factories from the Bigelow Carpet Factory are still on Main Street, serving as a reminder of a former life. 514 more words