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Kusy Ryan Kusy Ms. Page Honors English III 13 February 2009 Graff Template The general argument made by author Ralph Waldo Emerson in his work Self Reliance is that people should explore their thoughts and ideas. More specifically, Emerson argues that consistency is not always the best way and that people should open their minds to new ideas and opinions. He writes, “With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you think now in hard words and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict everything you said today.” In this passage, Ralph Waldo Emerson is suggesting that people must accept that the world changes and things happen. They must learn to adapt to this new lifestyle and change their consistency. Consistency often makes life monotonous and uneventful. Emerson advocates that people open their mind and allow new feelings, and views enter their mentality. In conclusion,
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