A work written about the life of a real person.
A profile of Henry M. Flagler published in 1925 in a Florida magazine. This profile was the first in a series called "The Ten Greatest Men of Florida," which the magazine described as a reader-requested series on the "men who had done the most toward the progress and development of Florida."
A short biographical sketch of Abe Lincoln.
Thoreau attempts to illustrate the benefits of a simplified lifestyle.
Thoreau remembers the many different locations he surveyed before settling at Walden Pond.
Thoreau discusses classic literature and its benefits.
Thoreau describes the many sounds that can be heard from his cabin.
Thoreau contemplates the benefits of solitary living.
Thoreau describes the many visitors who have entered his home.
Thoreau goes through great labors to grow his field of beans.
In order to stay up on current affairs, Thoreau visits Concord on a regular basis.
Thoreau observes and documents the geography of Walden Pond as well as other neighboring bodies of water.
After being caught in a rainstorm, Thoreau takes shelter in a neighbor's home.
Thoreau explores the moral complexities of hunting.
Thoreau discusses the the many wild animals that are present at Walden Pond, including two warring colonies of ants.
Thoreau prepares for winter.
More visitors arrive at Walden Pond during the winter.
Thoreau observes the winter wildlife at Walden Pond.
Thoreau continues to describe winter in Walden Pond.
With the arrival of spring, Thoreau finally departs from Walden Pond.
Thoreau concludes the work by criticizing conformity in society.