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Why did Thoreau include "The Bean Fields"?

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What rhetorical device does Thoreau use in the "The Bean Fields" to convey his reason for including the chapter in Walden?

A

The bean field is a symbolic link between what is wild in nature and what is cultivated.

B

The bean field is a metonym representing the lost art of true husbandry.

C

The bean field is a synecdoche as the beans are directly associated with money.

D

The bean field is a parody of civilization's attempt at being one with nature.

E

There is no rhetorical device used in the bean fields. It is a literal topic needed to tie events from Thoreau's stay.