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Fishing with the poet.

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In the chapter "Brute Neighbors," why is Thoreau reluctant to go fishing with the poet?

A

He was annoyed that the poet disrupted his nap and encouraged him to leave him to his thoughts.

B

He was on the brink of what he thought to be spiritual enlightenment.

C

He did not like to participate in cruelty to animals

D

He was very content relaxing and admiring the beauty of his natural surroundings

E

He was not reluctant. In fact, he had been waiting for the poet to arrive to begin their fishing trip.