Topics of Discussion: Walden, Henry David Thoreau
What do you think about the title?
- Reading Poll
What did you think of Walden?
How does this book compare to other works by Henry David Thoreau? Have you read any of the other writings by Thoreau?
If you've read Walden before, is this time around any different from your previous read(s)?
How essential is the setting to Walden? Could the events have taken place anywhere else?
- Literary Travel Poll
Have you ever wanted to visit Walden Pond?
What are the conflicts in Walden? What types of conflict do you see? Are they physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional?
In Walden, what themes stand out? How? Why?