Consider what Emerson was calling for in “The American Scholar” and “Self Reliance” in terms of an authentic American literature.

Directions: In this seminar, we’re reading Emerson and some of the first examples of “American fiction.”  In your response for this seminar, consider what Emerson was calling for in “The American Scholar” and “Self Reliance” in terms of an authentic American literature.  Pick either the selection by Cooper, Poe, or Irving and analyze whether that work meets the challenge presented by Emerson.

350-500 Words.

APA Format

Related posts

Latest posts

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.