Obtained from his studying Ralph Waldo Emerson came to know transcendentalism. Emerson aided in the transcendental movement; he published numerous essays and did more than 1,500 public lectures across America. If Emerson did not move away from his social and religious beliefs to the idea of transcendentalism and spread it to others then it probably wouldn’t have had an impact on so many other lives. Emerson went to Europe and while there, he met writers such as Walter Savage Landor, William Wordsworth, and Thomas Carlyle. By Carlyle showing Emerson German philosophy and how he felt towards life it influence Emerson (Emerson, Ralph Waldo 166). Because of his trip to Europe, Emerson had the opportunity to meet others who helped influence him and set his path towards the idea of transcendentalism. Once he got to America, from his trip in Europe, he wrote the essay Nature which started his transcendental essays. From the essay Nature comes many transcendental ideas: “If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for any generations the remembrance of... [continues]
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