Analysis Of Walden By Henry Thoreau

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In Walden chapter two, Henry Thoreau points out on where lives and what he lives from. One of his main points in this chapter is that every person has a divine power to create and develop the kind of surrounding he chooses to live in and what he wants to live from. He also brings up the issue ofthe great feeling of achievement that comes with creating or coming up with something, like he did by building his own house.By speaking of creation, he does not try to raise his standards or raise himself to the level of God. He instead tries to show that we can all live independent simple lives by simply modifying what God has already created to our preference. Henrywritesof when he builds a house in Walden Pond and views it as a re-enactment of God’s creation of the universe.The same way that God created the world into a fit environment for human existence, we can also create as God gave us the power to do so. Henry writes of how he made his first house, which was different from the tents he was used to making on his different excursions. His discussion on divinity is not necessarily to raise his own divinity but in doing so he tries toemphasize / insist on everyone’s ability to …show more content…
The house on Hallowell farm attracted him since it was isolated and located half a mile from his nearest neighbour, with a river flowing near it and a vast field separating it from the highway. Its serene nature and its state of retirement drew him to it (Henry 69).We must all learn keep ourselves awake, by the expectation of the dawn(Henry 64).According to him, the dawn never forsakes us even in our hour of soundest sleep (Henry 68). The narrator believes that a new life begins for him each morning. Every morning is an invitation to make our livesfull of beauty, innocence and simplicity(Henry 65).He refers to the morning as the awakening hour and the most important part of the day, (Henry

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