© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
 
Advertisement

Walden

Can you really learn about human nature by removing yourself from the company of other humans? Henry David Thoreau thought it was a possibility and gave it a shot by moving to Walden Pond and completely isolating himself from other people. (He did bring his dirty laundry home for his mother to do, but hey—who wouldn't?)

back to top