Emerson Readings

Read from Nature (182-3) and from Self-Reliance (185-6) in your textbooks.

Collect 3 split-quotes from each selection.

Explain how each quote represents some quality of either the Romantics, Transcendentalists, or Dark Romantics.

Quotes are due as soon as we are done discussing each piece in class.  from Nature will be due on Tuesday 10/04.

from Self-Reliance quotes will be due after we discuss it – post-homecoming-insanity.

Due Wednesday 10/12.

You will be required to memorize and recite a small section from one of these pieces for a grade in coming weeks.  Keep an eye toward parts of the selections that appeal to you most.