This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Walden Pond - The pond in Concord, Massachusetts on which Thoreau built his cabin and squatted for two years.
The Hollowell Place - A farm which Thoreau bought before he began his time at Walden. He had just begun to plant a garden when the former owner's wife asked for the place back. Thoreau rejected the ten dollars the former owner offered him in return for the farm.
Concord - The town in Eastern Massachusetts in which Walden Pond was located. Also the sight of the first battle of the Revolutionary...
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