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Modernist Movement

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-19th century movement that challenged the notion that anything is firm and fixed by absolute truth
Proto

2
-means looking forward to/ anticipating

Douglass was a proto-modernist
Asymptote/Asymptotic

3
-a constant approach towards that perfect fulfillment that we all look for.
"rising and gliding"

4
-star terms in Whitman's poem "When I heard the Learn'd Astronomer."
Red

(Calvalry Crossing a Ford)

5
-love, passion, shame

Scarlet signifies shame
Blue

(Calvalry Crossing a Ford)

6
-Elevated Spiritual Qualities
White

(Calvalry Crossing a Ford)

7
-Purity, Innocence, Candor
Green

(Calvalry Crossing a Ford)

8
-Hope, Spring, Youth, Promise
Bird from "Kindred Spirits"

9
-suggests life and the dissemination of life
Nature diagram (from American Scholar)

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1.Flower (Fruit/Petals)

2.Stem (Photosynthesis)

3.Root
Humanity Physical External Diagram (American Scholar)

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1.Head(thinking)

2.Hands (working)

3.Feet (walking)
Humanity Mental Internal Diagram (SPS)

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1. Speaking (consciousness)

2.Processing (will)

3.Seeing (instinct)
Human Hereditary Diagram

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1. Adult

2. Youth

3. Child
Human History Diagram

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1.Philosophical Ages

2.Romanesque

3.Classical
Distinguish

15
-means you maximize your talents and give something back to the process.
Ontogeny (as related to the Human Hereditary Diagram)

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-is the development of the individual.
Phylogeny (as related to the Human Hereditary Diagram)

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-elements that point back to biological history.
Mandala

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-device used by people in Eastern religions who begin self analysis by examining life on the outer ring.

-greatly influenced Thoreau
Phi

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-is a peculiar spiral pattern in the world that is equal to 2 divided by 3 (1.6). This is also known as the Golden Ratio.

Thoreau structured Walden according to the Golden Ratio.
The Spiral Principle (according to Emerson)

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-unites and causes to be. There is no difference between the reader and the writer, the flower and the root, or the far and the near. It is an ocular deception to make a distinction.
Binaries

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-Emerson said life is constructed in threes, yet we see things in binaries. When you understand things in three, you'll come out of the darkness. Also attacks mechanized deistic way of thinking.
The American Scholar

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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Walden

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Henry David Thoreau
My Bondage and My Freedom

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Frederick Douglass