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Unformatted text preview: overall themes that resonate in Gothic literature. Transcendentalism 1. What does Nature represent to both Emerson and Thoreau? 2. Analyze the concept of Romantic Individualism of the Transcendental movement in the works of Emerson and/or Thoreau. 3. How could Emerson and/or Thoreaus writings be ironic or hypocritical? Slavery and Freedom 1. How does Douglass develop as a character in his narrative and how does this relate to his claims about slavery? 2. Analyze Narrative as a Slave use of as a powerful argument for the abolitionist movement. 3. In what ways does Narrative of a Slave apply yet complicate the concepts of Transcendentalism?...
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- Fall '10
- Young Goodman Brown