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Unformatted text preview: destroy something so innocent? It is a utopia, and yet humans feel compelled to destroy even the most pristine of places. Waldens use of desperation as opposed to another, less powerful word helps to emphasize how hopeless he felt towards Americans choosing conformity. He feels that people, by choosing pursuit of material goods, are completely missing out on the vastly more important aesthetic values, such as the appreciation of nature....
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Christinmulligan during the Spring '11 term at University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
- Spring '11
- American Literature