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This Launchpad uses the freely available Walter Lowrie translation of Fear and Trembling to introduce students to the philosophy of Soren Kierkegaard.
Thomas Day (1801–ca. 1861) was a successful free black furniture maker and businessman who stood “in the middle” of competing forces in nineteenth-century America: between black and white, slave and free, North and South, and Africa and America.
Learn about Emily Dickinson’s life, her poetry, and the influence of gardening on both.
“A White Heron” was a short story originally published in A White Heron and Other Stories by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in 1886, then reprinted in Tales of New England (1890). Excerpts from the story are reproduced here to assist in your close reading of the passages. You are encouraged to read the entire story before beginning this activity.