How does emerson use or refer to this concept in the

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sublime is that it goes beyond the merely human. How does Emerson use or refer to this concept in the opening chapter of Nature ? What phenomena does he describe as sublime? How does the lover of nature reaction to such an encounter? Discuss at least 2 passages. 4. Analyze the following quote: Standing on the bare ground, -- my head bathed by the blithe air, and uplifted into infinite space, -- all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball. I am nothing. I see all. The currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or particle of God (217). Where is Emerson when he has this experience? What is the importance of seeing in an experience of nature? How does such an experience change one s relationship to other people? To the divine? In what sense does this passage illustrate his larger philosophy of Nature? Self-Reliance 5. In this essay, Emerson develops a definition for the term self-reliance by considering it in many different contexts and testing it against many different possibilities. What, to Emerson, does a self-reliant person look like? What does such a person believe about education? history?
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