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Critical Analyzation Of Emersons Nature Ralph Waldo Emerson was a profound writer and speaker of the 19th century As a poet and an essayist he was able to invoke new ideas and thoughts that soon made him the central figure in the Transcendentalist movement Emerson created a revolution that influenced other great writers such as Thoreau and Whitman Thus making Ralph Waldo Emerson one of the most important writers in American literature Emerson was a visionary and because of this he resisted social conformity Breaking beyond these boundaries gave him the ability to make his own assumptions on how the world worked This newfound awareness led to his first major achievement The essay Nature was an extensive subject for Emerson thus creating the basis for his whole transcendental spirituality Through the poetic and evocative ideas within Emersons language he speaks of the 7 facets of the relationship between humans and nature Commodity beauty language discipline idealism spirit and prospects His belief is that the spirit is there to encompass nature and by understanding self-transcendence nature can reveal spirituality to us As part of nature Emerson believes we are born into this original relationship between one another However because of the ongoing strive for power in everyday life we are disconnected and individualized from it Because most of us look at nature only with our own desires in mind we do not really see nature At least not how Emerson would like us to see it He wants us to look at nature as if we were little children Adults are generally corrupt children are innocent and able to have a direct relation with Gods design The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other 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
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