Wild Apples - Henry David Thoreau

Wild Apples

By Henry David Thoreau

  • Release Date: 1862-01-01
  • Genre: Nature
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 27 Ratings)
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Thoreau's essay begins with a history of the apple tree, and ends with a meditation on parallels between the wild apple and humanity.

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  • Wild Apples

    5
    By Farhan Sahawneh
    This personal account - nearly an ode to wild apples - at first seemed to be a simple indulgent exchange with nature and history's oldest and most recognizable fruit, later unwrapped almost as many hidden meanings as there varieties of apple. A wonderful and warm and times compelling look at how this fruit embodies the symbols and behaviors and characteristics of man. A short, sweet, and relevant read.

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