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In CliffsNotes on Walden, you discover the most important work of Henry David Thoreau – his exploration of the transcendentalist's striving to realize the possibility of one's own perfection and divinity. What results is an account of Thoreau's two-year stay at Walden Pond, as he celebrates nature as he moves toward spiritual rebirth and fulfillment.
Chapter summaries and commentaries take you through Thoreau's journey, and essays help you understand the Transcendentalist movement and Thoreau's place in it. Other features that help you study include
- A section on the life and background of Henry David Thoreau
- A section of essay questions and theme topics
- A selected bibliography
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