Henry Adams Essay Topics

Walden by Henry David Thoreau

In a modern America where “liberal” means “amoral,” and “idealist” means “hopeless fool,” cell-phones “ring” to the tunes of Ashlee Simpson and Eminem; SUV’s growl and vomit fumes during rush hour; TV’s blast continuous images of sex and violence, reality and fiction combined in a way to fool and entice and unify all under the… View Article

The Virgin and the Dynamo by Henry Adams

Henry Adams is of the view that medieval civilization was controlled by the church and the Virgin of Chartres. The Virgin was a representation of love and faith. Medieval civilization dates back to the 12th and 13th centuries. According to Henry, the people in medieval civilization led their lives in accordance to the church. During… View Article