Home > Blossary: Self-Reliance
This is a blossary containing key vocabulary needed to best understand Emerson's essay, "Self-Reliance."

Category: Education

20 Terms

Created by: Carissa

Number of Blossarys: 6

My Terms
Collected Terms
English (EN)
Compare Language

Importune is used to show that one begs persistently and urgently. The quote from the essay is, "I was prompted to make to a valued adviser, who was wont to importune me with the dear old doctrines ...

Domain: Literature; Category: Literary terms

The idea of nonconformity is essential to Emerson's essay. A nonconformist is literally someone who does their own thing. From the essay, "Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist".

Domain: Literature; Category: Literary terms

From the essay, "We do not yet see that virtue is Height, and that a man or a company of men, plastic and permeable to principles, by the law of nature must overpower and ride all cities, nations, ...

Domain: Agriculture; Category: Agricultural produce

Reliance is the act of being dependent on it. The essays says, "To talk of reliance is a poor external way of speaking".

Domain: Literature; Category: Literary terms

The essay states, "Man does not stand in awe of man, nor is his genius admonished to stay at home, to put itself in communication with the internal ocean, but it goes abroad to beg a cup of water of ...

Domain: Literature; Category: Literary terms

Kindred is when you are family with someone, but it can also be when you feel close to someone.

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature

Similar to admonish upbraid is when someone scolds you sharply. The quote from the essay is, "Consider whether you have satisfied your relations to father, mother, cousin, neighbour, town, cat, and ...

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature

Member comments

( You can type up to 200 characters )



you have a such beautiful article, i wish my article can be like yours <3 prediksi permainan bola situs slot gacor Agen Slot Deposit Dana agen poker terpercaya agen judi bola

03:54, 18 August 2022


I chose my best single coffee maker with hot water dispenser after reading more than ten reviews. The quality of coffee it brews impressed me a lot. https://coffeelikeapro.com/gear/best-coffee-maker-with-hot-water-dispenser

00:44, 29 October 2021


As in many other situations, the right choice of the performer is already half the battle. I stopped at studyhippo after several very high-quality jobs. As they say, they are not looking for good from the good, therefore I order many semester tasks here for the second year. There is the experience of ordering a coursework - I note that the authors always cope very well.

21:55, 16 March 2020


Everyone can use Qweetly.com to find some inspiration to write academic papers. They have a rich database of assignments on different topics.

21:32, 28 January 2020
My other Blossarys

In Korea there are many words which are neither ...

Category: Languages

By: Carissa

Literature of the American Revolution is known ...

Category: Education

By: Carissa

This takes a look at Julius Caesar: the rhetoric, ...

Category: Education

By: Carissa

This is a great look at some of the words ...

Category: Literature

By: Carissa