The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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    harder. In “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin” by Benjamin Franklin, he sets out to devise a plan of self-examination, resulting in self-correction. Trying to achieve moral perfection, he creates a chart listing thirteen virtues and their precepts as a guideline for his self-examination. Though Franklin's intentions were of good gesture, the plan he devised was flawed due to basic human nature, lack of emotion, and different interpretations…

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    permanent nor failure is not fatal, Benjamin Franklin was a strong believer in virtues which would help influence his own identity as a person. In The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Franklin goes into detail on how certain virtues can help shape the identity of the individual, the purpose of this paper is for the audience to understand these virtues and how they can be implemented on a personal level within everyday context. In the words of Benjamin Franklin, one of this view’s main…

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    print to mark mistakes into a correct structure. In the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Franklin mentioned the Latin word errata instead of just English word “mistakes” perhaps to emphasize a part that he would like for his son to pay special attention to or perhaps use another language to hide the meaning inside this word, but make it so that his son would eventually figure out about the hidden meaning. There are four important times Franklin had put “errata” to mark his mistakes in life.…

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    you start to develop your own way of thinking and perspectives. At first it may be a little bit challenging and you may face ups and downs throughout the course of it. However, it will pay off at the end. The thirteen virtues in The Autobiography by Benjamin Franklin are suggestion that can guide you to be successful. In high school, you will get to meet a lot of different people and sometime you guys might not agree upon and have a different views. When conflicts are…

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    Boy who cried wolf, Beauty in the Beast, Fault in our stars, Walking across Egypt declaration of Independence and autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Even though they are not the same genre they have all impacted American Literature. People may think that children like stories and young adult stories such as Walking Across Egypt and Beauty and the Beast do not impact or relate to American Literature,but they do.In fact the moral provided through these stories such as honesty is the best policy…

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    than hard work? In order to find out the answer, I decided to experiment. In Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography, The Autobiography and Other Writings, Franklin created a virtue experiment so that he could form a habit of being virtuous. His experiment consists of thirteen virtues, and Franklin practiced one virtue every week. Following his example, I chose to practice the virtue, industry. In his autobiography, Franklin defines industry as “lose no time. Be always employ’d in something…

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    of self starters. These settlers succeeded through their own handwork and diligence. Benjamin Franklin the youngest in his family of seventeen, capitalized on the advantages of the American system. Franklin propelled himself as a boy of little…

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    do something worth writing” (Franklin Quotes). Benjamin Franklin famously said these words and he made sure he wasn’t forgotten. He is famous for being one of America’s Founding Fathers, tying a key to a kite, inventing the bifocals and for his literary works. His most famous one being: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. This book has” became itself the most widely read autobiography ever written in America” (Franklin 1) The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin was divided into four parts…

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    Benjamin Franklin’s Virtues: How They Effected Him and Society (The Cause and Effect of Benjamin Franklin’s Virtues) Benjamin Franklin is one of the most extraordinary and well-respected people in American history. His part in early American history is very evident. He worked diligently to become successful. He created a list of virtues for himself to follow to lead him to success and maintain his respect from success, and these virtues were used by Franklin in everything he did to succeed. In…

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    The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin When thinking about Benjamin Franklin the first thing that comes to mind is a man flying a kite with the key at the end of it, trying to discover electricity. He was best known as a founding father, inventor, scientist, politician, author, and a printer in his lifetime. He became so well rounded due to reading books from philosophers and reading about humanism. Understanding his accomplishments and how he lived his life are what were captured in his…

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