Read the first paragraph of “economy” from walden. when i wrote the following pages, or rather the

Read the first paragraph of “economy” from walden. when i wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, i lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which i had built myself, on the shore of walden pond, in concord, massachusetts, and earned my living by the labor of my hands only. i lived there two years and two months. at present i am a sojourner in civilized life again. which best describes how this paragraph relates to the rest of “economy”? it compares and contrasts the author’s beliefs about nature with civilized society’s views of nature. it compares and contrasts civilized life with the author’s solitary time in the woods. it provides context for the rest of the excerpt by noting that the author no longer agrees with what he wrote. it provides context for the rest of the excerpt by explaining when and where the author wrote it.

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  1. The correct answer should be It provides context for the rest of the excerpt by explaining when and where the author wrote it.

    He wrote it at a time when he wasn't back in civilization and he needs to explain this because that's his appeal to credibility.

  2. Read the first paragraph of “Economy” from Walden.

    When I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods, a mile from any neighbor, in a house which I had built myself, on the shore of Walden Pond, in Concord, Massachusetts, and earned my living by the labor of my hands only. I lived there two years and two months. At present I am a sojourner in civilized life again.

    Which best describes how this paragraph relates to the rest of “Economy”?  

    It compares and contrasts the author’s beliefs about nature with civilized society’s views of nature.

    It compares and contrasts civilized life with the author’s solitary time in the woods.

    It provides context for the rest of the excerpt by noting that the author no longer agrees with what he wrote.

    It provides context for the rest of the excerpt by explaining when and where the author wrote it.

    the answer is D

  3. The correct answer of the given question above would be the last option. The statement that best describes how the paragraph given above relates to the rest of "Economy" by Walden is that, it provides context for the rest of the excerpt by explaining when and where the author wrote it. 

  4. The answer is D. It provides context for the rest of the excerpt by explaining when and where the author wrote it.

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