Please answer these questions on the book Walden, by Henry David Thoreau. These questions are for my final assignment and can really help me get an A in the class so please answer them as sufficiently and efficiently as possible. Cite the pages and please watch plagiarism as the professor is really sensitive on the matter. Thank you!
A. Why does Thoreau defend the use of the first person (â€œIâ€) in his book?
B. What does he mean by â€œThe Mass of men lead lives of quiet desperationâ€?
C. What does he have to say about the eldersâ€™ advice to the young?
D. What does he mean by saying â€œThere are nowadays professors of philosophy, but not philosophersâ€?
E. What is Thoreauâ€™s attitude about accumulation of wealth and what are the reasons for this position?
F. Why did Thoreau leave the woods?
G. How do the themes of simplicity and nature play in Thoreauâ€™s philosophy?
H. Why does Thoreau criticize most academic learning?
I. Does Thoreau want people to copy his way of living?
J. According to him, what is the purpose of philosophy?
K. Why does it consider it a â€œmisfortuneâ€ for some of his townsmen to have inherited farms?