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  • Concept Of Wild Freedom And Untamable Nature
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    The English Romantic poets of the 19th Century had a conception about nature that, over a century later, appears in the poetry of today. These poets have had a significant influence on the attitude and vocabulary a contemporary poet uses. Among the contemporary poets, Dana Gioia, in his two poems, 'Becoming a Redwood,' and 'Rough Country,' has drawn on the idea of the innocence and untainted part of nature that parallels the Romantic poetry of William Wordsworth and William Blake in their poems ...
  • Nature Disgusts Thoreau
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    The Power of Nature in Walking In Walking, Thoreau uses wild and religious references to illustrate his own thoughts about the true Nature. Through these citations, Thoreau compares the tainted city culture to that of pure nature. The writing clarifies nature as a place of thought, where people's true feelings emerge. Lastly, Thoreau elucidates the Sacred located in Nature through strong religious allusions. First, Throe au uses wild and religious imagery to juxtapose the city, human culture, wi...
  • McCandless And His Adventurous Life
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    The text on the dust jacket of Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild makes it clear that the thread of suspense running through this compelling book isn't necessarily tied to the fate of its subject. "In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley", the jacket reads. "His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash ...
  • Pearl's Acceptance Of Nature
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    Pearl is one of the most interesting and mysterious characters of the novel The Scarlet Letter. One tends to wonder why Pearl is the way she is. Why does she act so strangely and so differently than all the other characters? She acts this way because of a relationship she has with the force of Nature, which Hawthorne personifies as sympathetic towards sins against the puritan way of life. Because of this trait Hester's sin causes Nature to accept Pearl. Finally, Pearl's acceptance of Nature is w...
  • Buck's Natural Instincts And Wildness
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    "Call of the Wild" Book Review By: Sheldon Shepard What if you were torn away from your home, your life, your family, and everything that was ever familiar to you, and got thrown into harsh, life threatening situations? Would you adapt in order to live and survive or would you be totally enveloped in the chaos and just give up, and become a name unmentioned? In Jack London's book "Call of the Wild", we are taught that anyone or thing can be taken from its surroundings and hurled into a world whe...

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