3 Meet: Ralph Waldo Emerson (Literature book 238) Literature book 238. (NB)Jot down 5 items about EmersonLived:One of the most quoted man of his timeWent to Harvard at 14Graduated from Harvard Divinity School at 18Very bright, came from a family of ministersMinister for a few years before his preaching went against his beliefsAfter wife’s death traveled to Europe and met prominent transcendental poetsBrought Transcendentalist Movement to AmericaCompletely opposed the Puritan life and beliefsIdeas of self, individuality, self reliance
4 from Self Reliance (NB 7; 8-9) Literature book: ReadAccording to Emerson, what is genius?What is the lesson Emerson would have people learn from great works of art?: Interpret and analyze your assigned lines.1’s : Lines 1-32’s: Lines 5-73’s: Lines 8-104’s: Lines 11-13Take notes on all the presented interpretations and analysis.
5 Self Reliance H/WComplete your group’s assigned questions on page 35 of your notebook.Use at least one quote, images and explanations for each question.Groups 1&6: Questions 1&6Groups 2&7: Questions 2&7Groups 3&8: Questions 3&8Group : Questions 4&9Group : Questions 5&10
6 Through Autonomy and Self Determination EMANCIPATIONThrough Autonomy and Self Determination
7 Q/W: Freedom (NB 11)Choose one of the following questions and answer it in at least 5 sentences. Include 2 conjunctions (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So)What does being free really means?Are there different types of freedoms? Explain.Can we control our own freedom? Explain.Is freedom really free will? Explain.Who should determine the freedom of others?
9 The Main Points of the Emancipation Proclamation (NB 11) What are the main points of the Proclamation?Summarize each section (marked by bullet points) using phrases from it in each section.
10 excerpt Emancipation Proclamation (use powerful phases in summary) "That on the 1st day of January, A.D. 1863, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom.
11 excerpt Emancipation Proclamation (con’t) And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and henceforward shall be, free; and that the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons.And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defence; and I recommend to them that, in all case when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages.