Essay Topic 1
Explain transcendentalism, focusing on Emerson's expressions of it in "Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson".
Essay Topic 2
Explain the role of religion and faith in Emerson's writings.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the role of solitude and society in the lives of thinkers.
Essay Topic 4
Explain the role slavery plays in Emerson's writing.
Essay Topic 5
Explain the relationship between Emerson and Henry David Thoreau.
Essay Topic 6
Explain the role of English romantic poetry on Emerson's writing, including a definition of romantic poetry in your answer.
Essay Topic 7
Explain Emerson's relationship with Thomas Carlyle.
Essay Topic 8
What was Emerson's view of Abraham Lincoln? Use examples from Emerson's essays to support your claims.
Essay Topic 9
Explain the role of nature in Emerson's writings.
Essay Topic 10
Explain the role of intuition in Emerson's writings.
Essay Topic 11
Explain Emerson's view of the fine arts, focusing on art and poetry.
Essay Topic 12
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