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What point of view does Emerson use in Self-Reliance?

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What point of view does Emerson use in Self-Reliance?

Emerson's "Self-Reliance"

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882) was an American philosopher, author, and poet and a leading figure in the Transcendentalist movement that flourished in New England in the mid-nineteenth century.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson's essay "Self-Reliance" is written in the first-person in a conversational tone, as if Emerson is offering his thoughts...

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