SAT Subject US History Practice Question 489: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 489

20. All the following authors were considered members of the nineteenth-century Transcendentalist commu nity EXCEPT:

A. Bronson Alcott
B. Ralph Waldo Emerson
C. Margaret Fuller
D. Henry David Thoreau
E. Emily Dickinson

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

Emily Dickinson did not belong to any literary movement or school; she lived as a recluse and wrote highly individual and idiosyncratic poetry.

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