Pronoun and Emerson - 931 Words
Greatness in Misunderstanding
“To be great is to be misunderstood.” It can’t get worded much better than this, as Emerson shows in his essay about Self-reliance, or relying on one’s self. “Misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh.” When Emerson ends off his essay with this, he makes an amazing point. All of these famous thinkers, these...
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