Abigail Adams Ethos Pathos Logos

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Abigail Adams is the wife of John Adams who was a United States diplomat and the second president. On January 12, 1780 Abigail Adams wrote a letter to her son, John Quincy Adams. Abigail Adams exemplifies pathos and introduces connections to tell him she has high expectations as he embarks on his voyage. Abigail Adams amplifies pathos to relate to her son’s emotions. “Your knowledge of the language must give you greater advantage now than you could possibly have reaped whilst ignorant of it; and as you increase in years, you will find your understanding opening and daily improving.” This effect shows that Abigail really wants her son to succeed. “I hope you have had no occasion, either from enemies or the dangers of the sea to repent your

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