The American writers who coined the term transcendentalism were of the belief that one has more to learn from one’s connection with the earth, and nature, than in schools or books. 725 more words
Born in Alexandria on the second day of 1951, when it was still the cosmopolitan port city of Alexander Durell’s Alexandria Quartet and Constantine Cavafy’s elegies, A… 788 more words
Compare these two photographs (Emily and Zitkala). Write an imaginary comparison of what each of them is thinking.
The photographs of Emily Dickinson and Zitkala-Sa provide a confronting yet immensely different insight into two different worlds and two strong personalities. 376 more words
This week began our exploration of American writing, starting a number of works by American Indian authors. A running theme in all the pieces we looked at is the obvious deep connection the Native Americans have to nature and the importance of this relationship. 263 more words