Abigail Adams Letter Summary

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Abigail Adams explains to her son in her letter that he is on the road to becoming a man. She sees her job as a loving mother. She instructs him on how he might not only make the most of his life, but also might eventually be skilled enough to lead others who might be in need of a leader. In no way does she want her son to be an average man of the time period. In no way will she ever permit it----she loves him too much. She wants him to be the best he can be because that 's a mother 's connection to her child. She cannot let him not express himself because he is way too gifted and talented for that. There is a very serious tone throughout the letter, loving but disciplinary. She bombarded John Quincy Adams about how it is necessary for
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