Discussion: Civil Disobedience, English homework help
(Using “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience” by Henry David Thoreau)
For this discussion, answer the following questions:
- How relevant is Thoreau’s argument today? To what extent is Thoreau speaking for the average American?
- What are the explicit and implicit theses of this essay?
Be specific in your response.
By explicit, Thoreau comes right out and tells us what to think.
By implicit, Thoreau asks the reader to consider ideas that he wants us to infer, as opposed to being more explicit.
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