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Walden; Or, Life in the Woods, Henry David Thoreau, 1910

Thoreau, Henry David. Walden; Or, Life in the Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. Xroads.virginia.edu. University of Virginia American Studies, Oct. 1998. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

The author cites a “Spartan-like” (line 22) lifestyle to emphasize the

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peril of relying on violence as a mode of conflict resolution.

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contrast between modern and ancient ways of living.

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physical over the intellectual.

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worth of synthesizing the ideas of different cultures.

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value of living on only the bare essentials.