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  • The Utopian Experiment of Utopian Community Brook Farm

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    they choose. A place filled with intelligent people who have high morals. Brook Farm was created to unite human relationships together. To begin with, the Utopian Community Brook Farm, was one of the most famous experiments in the U.S. that lasted for five years. The Brook Farm Community was created to bring human relationships together. Brook Farm consisted of a schooling system and physical laboring.The idea of the farm was created for people to have individual freedom as well as having a civilized

  • Transcendentalism In Brook Farm

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    Brook Farm was a Utopian community established in Massachusetts by George Ripley in order to escape from the everyday world and all the issues associated with it. In order to make this society he had to take what he saw in his everyday world and try to combat it with his own ideas that would make the problems disappear. He saw problems with labor, the pursuit of money, education, status, and even leisure time. In order to combat these problems, he took what was happening in the world and did almost

  • The Rise and Fall of Charles Fourier

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    A new craze swept France, as well as most of Europe, in the early nineteenth century. The oppressed society was exhausted from its continual battle against itself. The people sought change; they sought relief from the socio-economic labyrinth they had been spinning themselves dizzy in for their entire lives, and the lives of their fathers, and their fathers before them. Their minds wandered from the monotony of changing spools of thread in a textile mill or hauling buckets of water in that same mill

  • Zombies In Our World

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    and when a farmer is believed to be successful he has zombies working for him. A zombie, whom is capable to steal money, travel at lightning speed, and fly, can bring a great amount of success to a farmer. These dead men and women working on the farms were brought back to life by potent drugs. This was just one way of releasing the dead. Another myth mentions a man that was believed to be poisoned to a near death like state. How the man was brought back to life, remains a mystery. Even though people

  • Robert Frost's Use of Nature in Poetry

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    in Poetry Robert Frost, an American poet of the late 19th century, used nature in many of his writings. Frost was very observant of nature, he often used it to represent the emotion of his characters in his poetry. I will use "West-Running Brook" and "Once by the Pacific" to demonstrate Frost's use of nature in his writings. Robert Frost was born March 26, 1874 in San Francisco ("American Writers" 150). In 1885, the dying request of his father took Frost back to Massachusetts for the burial

  • Utopian Societies

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    organizing principle of Utopian society is the elimination of private property as goo... ... middle of paper ... ...ected Brook Farm. Not only intellectuals were attracted to Brook Farm, but also others such as farmers, shoemakers, and carpenters. All members, their children, and family members were provided food, clothing housing, and fuel by the community. Brook Farm, which began with 15 members and never had more than 120, was in existence from 1841 to 1847. It ended in 1847 due to financial

  • Female Characters In Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Blithedale Romance

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    characters to boost likeness for male characters in writing. Nathaniel Hawthorne is the author of The Blithedale Romance discusses how there is a disparity in developing characters amongst different genders. The novel describes Hawthorne’s time at Brook Farm and his experience with people whom shared some of his beliefs about the world. Hawthorne’s work suggests that men are important to the narrative because the tool is an effective way to relate to one’s audience. Zenobia describes women scarce options

  • Women and Gender in Colonial North America

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    economic activities, which consisted of mostly slavery oriented farming. These women worked alongside men in farms where sugarcane was grown. The women were not only readily available, but also came at a cheaper cost than their male counterparts. They mostly ended working in farms since they could not fit in skilled jobs such as blacksmithing and carpentry, which were left to male slaves (Irwin & Brooks, 2004). The trend continued uninterrupted until female slaves outnumbered their male counterp... ..

  • Transcendental Critic of the Puritans

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    established religious institutions” (qtd. in “Brook Farm”). In 1841, a group of Transcendentalists established the Brook Farm formally known as the “Brook Farm Institute of Agriculture and Education”; among that group were American literary and religious leaders such as Amos Bronson Alcott, William Ellery Channing, Charles Anderson Dana, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Theodore Parker, and Orestes Augustus Brownson (“Brook Farm”). It is because of the influence of the Transcendental

  • The Revolutionary War

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    independence from Great Britain. Although, seldom talked about, nor given enough credit Women did in fact play a significant role in the Revolutionary war effort. From secretly serving in the army, to acting as secret spies, and running household farms. Women exulted female patriotism, showed they were more then capable of undertaking “Male” responsibilities, and for the first time “Women’s domestic obligations were infused with political meaning” (Roark, Johnson, Cohen, Stage, Hartmann, 244). Women’s