Differences Between Abigail Adams And Shakespeare

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Abigail Adams and Shakespeare were part of two different time periods, they both have different education levels, and have different things they are writing about. This translated to their pieces of literature very different in terms of context and writing style.

Abigail, unlike Shakespeare, is writing to her son about her concerns. She emphasizes “that wisdom and penetration are fruits of experience, not the Lessons of retirement and leisure”. She believes that scholarship is significant and talks about it, whereas shakespeare doesn’t. Adam’s uses logos to persuade her son that historical figures like Cicero should be looked up to and they used their knowledge and hardwork to obtain their pedestal in society. Shakespeare did not use any

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