Walden English

Essay 2Walden Analysis

For this assignment, you will write a 750+-word, literaryanalysis on Walden.

In a well-developed, organized, and thesis-driven essay, please respond to one or more of the following ideas:

Analyze Thoreau’s views on labor and connect it to others from the book.


Analyze Thoreau’s views on wealth and connect it to others from the book.


Identify passages where Thoreau mentions Nature. Connect these quotations and explicate your understanding of Thoreau’s view/purpose of the nature world.

Using correct MLA format, you will need to first introduce your reader to Thoreau’s main ideas on your selected topic. Remember to start your introduction with a hook followed by an overview and/or historical/contemporary presentation of your ideas. You must also use 2-3 additional sources to support your thesis and argument (a total of 3-4 sources). You will need to cite from the following: