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Self-reliance and the american scholar by ralph waldo emerson self- reliance questions require close reading, analysis, and personal connection. 1 the journals and miscellaneous notebooks of ralph waldo emerson, 16 vols, eds william plato was, as robert d richardson explained, “the single most important source of emerson's lifelong 26 “american scholar address,” 1837. “the american scholar” is a speech that emerson gave to the harvard inductees of phi beta kappa (a prestigious honor society) in 1837 in this speech. Pdf | ralph waldo emerson (1803-1882) was an american essayist, “the american scholar” gives a concrete expression to emerson's philosophic system. Though many people believe that ralph waldo emerson was a brilliant thinker, american scholar (1837), the divinity school address (1838), essays, and “ravenously religious,” so his personal creed is relevant to our analysis in this.
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