The Good Life - The Good Life, Chapters One through Three Summary & Analysis

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The Good Life, Chapters One through Three Summary and Analysis

In chapter one, "Search for the Good Life," the authors point out their reasons for choosing to live the simple life. Questions posed before making the final step included whether age was a factor and if it was possible to make a living. An important question, according to the Nearings, is how they will react to the work of a farm and whether they will come to feel that this is just another form of "drudgery" as they have come to feel about their lives as members of the workforce. However, it is made clear that the ultimate goal is not to escape life altogether but to find a different life that will be rewarding. It is also noted that they want a life that will afford the chance...

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