Emerson: The Mind on Fire: A Biography Setting & Symbolism

Robert D. Richardson
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Harvard University

This is the university that all of the Emerson boys attended.

Europe

Emerson travels here after Ellen's death. He is rejuvenated by the sights that he sees and the people that he meets.

Baghavad Gita

This is a Hindu religious text. Emerson found this text very enlightening.

The Bible

This is the main religious text of Christianity. Emerson believed that it was secondary to the spirit.

Boston, Massachusetts

This is the bustling city where Emerson lived for much of his life.

Concord, New Hampshire

This is where Emerson lived for much of his life, as well as his married life with both Ellen and Lidian.

South Carolina and Florida

Emerson stays in these southern states to improve his health.

Quaker Church

Emerson agrees with the Inner Light belief of this religious organization.

Unitarian Church

Emerson preaches in this church until he comes to no longer believe...

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