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Down the road, and other essays of nature, life, literature, and religion [microform]

William Valentine Kelley

Down the road, and other essays of nature, life, literature, and religion [microform]

by William Valentine Kelley

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Published by Eaton & Mains in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby William Valentine Kelley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 86/5575 (P)
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 421 p. ; 21 cm.
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2775267M
LC Control Number86137431

Exploring our relationship to nature and the role literature can play in shaping a culture responsive to environmental realities, this thematic, multi-genre anthology includes early writers such as John Muir, Henry David Thoreau, and Mary Austin, alongside contemporary voices such a Gary Snyder and Terry Tempest Williams.   The Fun Stuff and Other Essays by James Wood – review Read more Wood argues in his book that Shakespearean soliloquies are “uttered privacy, which has its roots in prayer”.

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Toone The post-apocalyptic genre strips society of its physical and ideological constructions. For this reason, apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic scenarios offer an opportunity to analyze the most basic and central aspects of society that remain after all else falls.

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Philip Freneau "On the Religion of Nature" p. The power, that gives with liberal hand The blessings man enjoys, while here, And scatters through a smiling land bundant products of the year; That power of nature, ever blessed, Bestowed religion with the rest." ().

The road essay: Hope vanessacastro April 2, 1 “Where there is life, there is hope.” In The Road by Cromac McCarthy a reoccurring theme in the story is hope, whether it is losing or gaining it. Throughout this story there are numerous instances and events that occur in which all seems lost at a dead end, but in those moment hope.

Book Analysis Light In August And The Road Religion Essay. words (6 pages) Essay in Religion. Joe’s stance on life as a misanthrope juxtaposes Jesus’ gentle nature. William Faulkner’s original purpose for constructing his novel was to explore the racial tensions of the nineteen thirties through the microcosm of interpersonal.

The primary conflict in this section occurs between the man from the truck and the protagonists. Initially, the danger presented by the man from the truck is ambiguous. Though the father is deeply suspicious of the man's intentions, the man acts conciliatory, offering to let the father and the son join his band.

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A book of transformation, of lessons learned, maps drawn and burned, and spiritual blessings bestowed by that great and hard teacher: travel/5(10). Mill's three essays on religion are a tightly constructed argument for agnosticism.

And despite the plus years between now and its publication, this work remains a must read for anyone trying to reconcile faith and science. Even though I'm a believer myself I still found this read enlightening/5(3).

Cormac McCarthy's The Road May Have the Scariest Passage in All of Literature. Benjamin Percy, Humans are harvesting each other in order to survive. When I look at The Road, or a book.

A good place to start with a thesis statement is to write a statement that you either believe in or a statement that you can adequately support. The real story of On The Road: The Original Scroll isnt in the book but in how Kerouac created it. The autobiographical elements that made up On The Road, Kerouac and The plot to “On The Road” wouldn’t really tell you what “On The Road” is about because the travels of Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarity are more existential than overt action/5.

An economist and a rabbi walk into a bar and co-author a work on the meaning of life. That's not the opening line to a joke, but a near-description of How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life.

This little book gives a modern interpretation of Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments, girding it /5. Since colonial times, the sense of encountering an unseen, transcendental Presence within the natural world has been a characteristic motif in American literature and culture.

American writers have repeatedly perceived in nature something beyond itself-and beyond themselves. In this book, John Gatta argues that the religious import of American environmental literature has yet to be fully.

THE BOOK OF NATURE MYTHS its fl ames, and we shall not fear that we shall perish in the long, cold nights of winter.” So the Indians went to live at the foot of the fi re-mountain, and when the cold nights came, they said, “We are not cold, for the Spirit of Fire is our good friend, and she keeps her people from perishing.” PART II.

Essays on Storytelling. In over 30 essays, written over 20 years, one of the world's great story-tellers meditates on story-telling. Warm, funny, generous, entertaining, and above all, deeply considered, they offer thoughts on a wide variety of topic, including the origin and composition of Philip's own stories, the craft of writing and the story-tellers who have meant the/5.Mabey, Richard, The Oxford Book of Nature Writing.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, This piece also goes over the magnitude of this genre and presents essays from varying nature authors.

Stewart, Frank, A Natural History of Nature Writing. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, This books concentrates on the origins of American nature writing.This book is an easy to read collection of essays and stories about the people and places in "Mormon Country". Stegner has one section of the book that deals exclusively with the Mormons and a second section that focuses in on the "Gentiles", which the name the Mormons give to non-Mormons/5.