Compare and Contrast the Relationship between Man and Nature in Emerson and Thoreau

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Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts on 1817, the third child of John Thoreau and Cynthia Dunbar Thoreau. He was graduated from Harvard in 1837, Thoreau returned to Concord to teach in the local grammar school, but resigned shortly in only his second week on the job, declaring him unable to impose physical punishment on misbehaving learners. It was around this time that Thoreau met Ralph Waldo Emerson, a noticeable American philosopher, essay writer and poet who had recently moved to Concord. The friendship between the two would eventually prove the most important of Thoreau’s life. Thought both the writers were from different places but they became friend and helped each other in their work. Emerson and Thoreau were considering as the most inspiring transcendentalist writer of their time. Though they were different writer but they both share the ideas of nature and man and how nature and man are related to each other.
As per Emerson explanation, he will use the word "nature" in both its common and its philosophical meanings in the essay. Where he explains Art is nature in combination with the will of man. When a man looks at the stars, he becomes aware of his own separateness from the material world. By looking at the star they were made to recognize the sublime and they were also made to think that God is ever where. To respect the nature man should approach it with a balance between our inner and our outer senses. Nature offers everlasting joy and
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