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The use of lyrical language to describe environment.

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Thoreau uses many vivid sensory details to describe his environment.

What does the inclusion of this lyrical language reveal about Thoreau’s point of view?

Choose ALL that apply

A

Thoreau believes nature is beautiful and sublime.

B

Thoreau believes nature is worthy of awe and respect.

C

Thoreau believes that human society is morally corrupt.

D

Thoreau believes that isolation is incompatible with enlightenment.

E

Thoreau believes that nature should be controlled and overcome.