1. The Mind on Fire is the story of what?
Emerson's intellectual career.
2. What idea of Emerson's influenced Richardson's biography?
That the lives of great mean can tell us about all men.
3. What does Richardson say his book illustrates in Emerson's life?
His genius and his flaws.
4. How are we introduced to Emerson in the Prologue?
He is opening his dead wife's casket.
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