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Thoreau's home

WALDEN-ELENSK

At the beginning of "Visitors," Thoreau describes how his house is set up for visitors.

Which of the following summary statements is accurate?

A

There was a chair for sitting, a desk for writing, a bed for sleeping and the woods spread out for any company.

B

The house was meant for sleeping, the woods and the pond were meant for solitude and an occasional visitor.

C

The house was too small for furniture or conversation, but the woods provided plentiful seating and was bountiful of conversation topics.

D

The house was tucked deep into the woods where solitude and I resided. If by happenchance a visitor did wander close I offered my only chair, a good conversation and fed them plenty.

E

There were only three chairs in his house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.