thoreau essay - work, money, and society, but on...

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In Thoreau’s work, Walden Pond , he focuses on the suffocating and demoralizing nature  of living a typical civilized life. He stresses on multiple occasions that life in cities is not a life at  all, but merely an existence. He supports a non-material life spent in nature, focused not on 
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Unformatted text preview: work, money, and society, but on introspection, simplicity, and ordinariness. He condemns a preoccupation with the material world, and commends himself for his journey to Walden and his forsaking of the responsibilities of life in...
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