Walden Essay | Walden: Economy

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Walden: Economy

Summary: Overview of the first chapter of Thoreau's "Walden." It includes purpose, summary, and a bit of rhetoric analysis.
`Economy', which sets forth Thoreau's philosophy that entices him to Walden Pond, begins to answer the questions that he outlines in the beginning of the chapter.

Through out the first essay of Walden, Thoreau states his justifications for going out to the Pond. He shows specifically the things that he is trying to get away from, and reasons why. In order to better convey this, rhetorical devices are used in order to `brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake my [Thoreau] neighbors up'.

The first thing that is mentioned that seems to have Thoreau uptight about are inheritances; those specifically pertaining to farms, houses, barns, cattle and farming tools. Thoreau sees these acquisitions as burden rather than blessing. He deems them `more easier acquired than got rid of'. According to this whole philosophy, the owning of a farm damns...

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