An Explanation Of Abigail Adams Letter To Her Son

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In 1780, Abigail Adams wrote a letter to her son John Adams who at the time was traveling overseas with his father who was a U.S diplomat. She is writing to her son, hoping to convince him of travel and diligence. Adam conveys her message in a concerning,motherly tone to promote her son or at least invoke though in him about using what 's provided to him to improve his livelihood. Adams expresses her concern and interest of her son 's life by appealing to his affection towards her. She starts the letter with “MY DEAR SON” this is to provide a kind, caring and loving feeling to her words. That her words could be mistaken as control,but she only wants to guide him.To insure her advice is taken to thought and followed, she

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