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Why does Thoreau say he went to the woods?
He settled in a forest on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and built himself a tiny cabin. I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, he famously wrote in Walden.
Why I went to the woods from Walden?
Thoreau, Henry David. Walden; or Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
What does Thoreau assert is necessary for living and what is not?
What does Thoreau assert is necessary for living? Thoreau suggests that fashionable clothing is a necessity. Thoreau suggests to only eat what you need, buy what you can afford, and live simply. Thoreau asserts that working for large corporations in order to make a sizable living is a necessity.
What advice does Thoreau offer to those who live in poverty?
The advice that Thoreau offers to those who live in poverty is love your life and money is not the answer to live.
What advice does Thoreau offer?
Thoreau advises that one should avoid becoming tied down by property, or any other commitments, as long as possible. Being committed, whether it be to a farm or a county jail, means that one is stuck in an established routine, which makes life less interesting.