Abigail Adams Letter To Her Son

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Biological Mother, Abigail Adams in her letter to her son, applies to him some advice which she hopes will make him a better man. Adams purpose is to give advice to her son so that he can become a good man and bring honor to his country. She adopts an uplifting tone in order to get her son to listen to her so he can prepare for whatever comes his way. Abigail begins her letter by explaining that she has given him advice before and he had listened to her and it worked out well for him. She appeals to his credibility by saying “You, however, readily submitted to my advice, and, i hope will never have occasion submitted to my advice”, to tell him that he has always been willing to listen and should continue to do so. This sense of credibility
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