Later in Thoreau's life his brother had died. He was so confused with what it means to be alive and began thinking, like most transcendentalists, what is the meaning of Life? and what does it mean to live fully?
4085. In your dream your play is to be preformed to an audience in an open amphitheater. Invariably the first detail; a scene, a person, or some object is of the utmost importance in divining the meaning, and your dream is no exception.