Through the use of allusions, pathos, and precise language, Adams is able to effectively advise her son. These rhetorical devices are used to help ingrain confidence in her son, establish the emotional connection between mother and son, and outline her expectations for her son. Adams’ use of allusions helps her son become more confident in his abilities. In line 40 of her letter, Adams asks “Would Cicero have shone so distinguished an orator if he had not been roused, kindled, and inflamed by the tyranny of Catiline, Verres and Mark Anthony?”. Through this allusion, Adams portrays the message that one needs to face great adversity before they can become great.
She uses allusion to invoke a sense of purpose in her son completing his journey and gaining the knowledge he needs in order to grow. When Abigail Adams suggest that her son was fortunate enough to witness "who have made glorious defense of their invades liberties." She uses Americas history into becoming an independent country to show hardship that will come but the outcome from it is even better. Next example she used is, "Would Cicero have shone so distinguished an orator if had not been roused, kindled, and inflamed by the tyranny of Catiline, Verres, and Mark Antony." Adams proposes that adversity will come in life, but it will make him a great leader.
The American Revolution was a time of brave men and a chance for them to do something great. In this letter Abigail Adams writes to her son, while he is abroad with his father. She writes to him to give him advice and encouragement about how to obtain his success. Throughout the letter Adams presents credible examples of great men that her son could be like. Adams questions the reader (her son) to make connections between him and other people.
Another instance when Jeanette sees the good in her dad is the stars. "Pick out your favorite star"(100). This shows that Jeanette sees the good in her dad because he tells her that there is logic to picking stars. She realizes that what he says is true. Also, that he loves her.
Jaja approach her father with confidence.”we are going to Nsukka kambili's and I heard him say I do not hear what papa said then I heard jaja say we are going to Nsukka today not tomorrow”. Jaja is bold towards his father. This proves horace's quote to be true because he changed throughout the story.In conclusion of purple hibiscus kambili's adversities do elicit talent she didn't have previously which proves Horaces argument that adversity brings out strength in people. Kambili told her boyfriend, she love him. “That eased the dryness in my throat as we got into his car and I said I love you” kambili's is confident towards father Amadi when it comes to confessing that she is in love with him.
A responsible father is one who is known to support their children, solve any problems that may take place and most importantly treat all their children equally. In particular, two pieces of literature, “Taming Of The Shrew”, by William Shakespeare and “To Kill A Mockingbird”, by Harper Lee address the topic of being a father. Although Baptista Minola and Atticus Finch both want a successful future for their children within their own stories, Atticus’ valuable lessons are evident he is the better father out of the two. As Mark Twain has quoted, “Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example”, It is very crucial that all parents set good examples and be positive role models towards their children. Atticus and his
The mother starts encouraging her son. Hughes uses the previous segment and this segment beautifully. Hughes gives the reader the image of the son standing solemnly with his head down discouraged then the mother raises her sons head by the chin and with a slight smile encourages her son to continue the fight. She encourages her son to fight the same fight she did and to not back down. Hughes uses this segment beautifully and allows the reader to really expand on this
Many people and or things were effected during the American Revolution. This is the time Abigail Adams wrote a letter to her son who is going on a trip with his father. In this letter she gives her son some advice like making mistakes in life to making your own path. Adams provides examples to help illustrate these ideas better. First off Adams uses comparisons and contrast and contrasting to help illustrate a better understanding.
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.
Laertes is extremely happy because he saw his “son and grandson” and they “vie[d] for courage” (Homer 461). Odysseus and Telémachus brought honor back to their family because they displayed their strength and gallantry when they killed the suitors. Orestes and Agamemnon are two more characters that have an interesting father-son bond and are both very important to the plot of The Odyssey. Agamemnon’s wife, Clytemnestra,
Abigail Adams is writing to her son who is voyaging with his father. At this time her son, John Quincy Adams, is a U.S. diplomat headed to France. In this letter she is telling him to be careful and do good work. To be good man and make his family proud and bring honor to his country. She uses very high level of words to help set the tone of a stern, concerned mother.