scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 874
Non Conformist in American Literature Throughout history their have been many non conformist in American Literature and it can not be denied that they have had a lasting impact on us and American Literature Many writers were shunned from society for their acts as non conformist which is ironic because to be a non conformist means you do not believe in society your the mainstream world Although there are too many writers to write about in this one paper I will share with you the lives and works of three of my favorite writers I hope to do each writer justice and shed light on a secret society of non conformist The first writer chosen to write about a huge Non Conformist and later went on to introduce the world to his Transcendental beliefs Born in May of 1803 Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of the most influential writers of all times Emerson grew up in Boston and later attended Harvard University Following in his farther footsteps Emerson was ordained a Unitarian minister in 1829 Between man and vegetable Iam not alone and not unacknowledged that is a line from Nature A poem written in 1836 which shows Emersons love for nature and life believes in miracle in the perpetual openness of the human mind to new infux of light and power he believes in inspiration and in ecstasy a direct quote from The Transcendentalist written in 1841 showed Emersons new belief in Transcendentalism My favorite line from Emersons works is a line from Self - Reliance written in 1841 Whosoever would be a man must be a nonconformist A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds To be great is to be misunderstood this line shows his beliefs in society and makes me believe Emerson was man ahead of his time Emerson had a circle of artist from
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA