Analysis Of The Heartbreak Of Aaron Burr

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A person’s true character is exposed in his actions and words in private settings around those he maintains an intimate relationship with. For that reason, the relationships individuals maintain with his or her confidante powerfully reveal who they truly are. In the book The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr, Brands portrays the touching father-daughter relationship Aaron Burr and Theodora Burr maintain. Although Thomas Jefferson argues that Aaron Burr is a horrible villain, Theodosia, Burr’s confidante, disagrees. Theodosia claims that her father is sincerely an admirable, honest, and innocent man. As the author, Henry Brands, mentions, “Theo idolizes her father from the moment she can express herself” (7). She acknowledges that one of the factors
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