Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography

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Benjamin Franklin evokes sincerity and light heartedness throughout his literary pieces, creating a connection with his readers. When reading a short piece from “The Autobiography”, his confidence, derived from experience, shines through the words written on every page. In his autobiography, written in the format of a letter to his son, he writes of the days of his youth and how he and, “another bookish Lad in town, John Collins by Name [.... were] very fond of Argument” (835). This line resonates with me because Franklin doesn't take himself too seriously; he was always on the path towards discovery, economic, technological, the discovery of himself, his likes and dislikes, and most importantly the discovery of knowledge. He took advantage
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