Into The Wild: Nature's Impacts On American Literature

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Nature’s Impacts on American Literature
When an author starts to write a piece of literature, there are many things that influence the author including anything like culture, nature, and anything in-between. With all pieces of writing, nature has some type of impact on the author therefor having an impact on American Literature. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, “God Bless America” written by Irving Berlin, from Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson, and How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster are all pieces of American Literature that are affected by nature. The pieces of literature are influenced by different parts of nature, for example: seasons, participation, or geography.
Seasons are an aspect of nature and it can influence American Literature like from Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson. In this piece of American Literature Emerson talks about the harmony between nature and humans. Nature has a major impact on Emerson’s writing, not only what Emerson writes about but also the author himself. Emerson refers to the seasons in from Nature and says, “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. To a man laboring under calamity, the heat of his
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Literature is influenced by nature concerning season, for when you go through seasons in nature you go through seasons of life. Literature is influenced by participation, so if a character goes through a storm or mud pit something is about to happen in the character’s life. And finally, American Literature is highly influenced by geography; even if you do not know it Americans are constantly influenced by their surroundings, including the shape of the world around them, and when the American authors are influencing themselves, then you know that their writing is going to be influenced as well. Even though nature has a big impact on American literature, there are still many other things that influence it as