Jefferson and Adams were both well educated people and knew about the law. Washington would often learn and take on new tasks including mule breeding, hemp cultivation, and canal building. John and Sam Adams were also very significant characters in the movement towards American Independence. The politics between the two were closely related. Sam and John Adams were family related, because they were second cousins who had the same great-grandfather.
Adams prompts her son to improve his leader-like qualities by exploring and becoming familiar with the unknown. In doing so, she compares him to be like the prominent leaders of the past, for a great demeanor is formed by gaining the courage to overcome obstacles. Adams’s supports her advice with various rhetorical strategies including her ambitions and credibility as a mother, as well as her appeal to logos. Throughout her letter, Adams assures her son of his promising attributes. She appeals to pathos by deliberately emphasizing her motherly nature.
During America’s birth, Abigal Adam’s writes to her son, who is on a voyage to France. Whilst on a trip with his father, John Adams (the 2nd president of the United States) and his brother, Adams writes to her son in a letter. Adams manifests a gentle tone with steadfast flattery to emphasize how wisdom comes from experience Adam’s employs maternal flattery to boost her son’s confidence and put faith into her assertion on the importance of experience. In her letter, she writes, “Some author, that I’ve met with, compares a judicious traveler to a river.” The stream becomes wider as the river flows, she explains, and, consequently, the water becomes richer with minerals. In the same way, the traveler becomes, “wider,” the more it flows, and “richer,” the more it experiences.
“so distinguished an orator if he had not been roused, kindled, and inflamed by the tyranny of Catiline, Verres, and Mark Anthony.” This evidence reveals Adams showing her son that you have to be driven and have a cause to be great someday. Comparing “a judicious traveler to a river, that increases its stream the further it flows from its source,” Adams uses this metaphor to illustrate for her son that the further away he is will expand his knowledge of the world.
First, she displays her absolute love for him, using the phrase “my dear son” throughout the letter to continually show him that she is not scolding him; rather, she is trying to exhibit to him how much he means to her. Adams also wishes that he has “no occasion” while at sea, so he can repent about not wanting to embark on this trip. knowing the dangers that can happen. Adams is hoping that her son will be safe during the entire trip. Adams also compliments her son's advanced language skills, saying that, if used correctly, it can be used as “greater
Adams contributions were more than protesting the acts, though. In 1772 he wrote the Declaration of colonial rights. This declaration was a response to the British parliament because they had passed the Intolerable Acts .He also signed the Declaration of Independence at the second continental meeting. At the meeting, he wrote the Articles of Confederation. Adams Samuel also formed the Committees of Correspondence in 1773.
This book explored schizophrenia as a rational response to unbearable experiences. When he sat down to write the book in the late 1950s, the outlook in psychiatry was that the mind of an unbalanced person was just an amalgamation of senseless fantasies or obsessions. Patients were simply tested for certain symptoms of mental illness, and treated proportionately. His goal was “to make madness, and the process of going mad, comprehensible”, and he accomplished this by showing how psychosis – especially, that relating to schizophrenia - actually “makes sense to the person suffering it.” According to him, the psychiatrist on his/her part should simply get inside the mind of the sufferer. He very categorically pointed out that ‘The Divided Self’ was not a medically researched book rather a set of observations, clouded by existential philosophy, about the essence of schizophrenia.
Imagine a kid having their father leave them, their mother dying when they are three years old, having a speech problem, and being a highschool dropout at the age of seventeen. Who would ever come over all of this to become successful in the real world? Walter Dean Myers would to shape himself into someone for African-American children to look up to, to show there is a way out. Writing more than one hundred books about African-Americans and Juveniles helped him be shown as an author that speaks out on equality for African Americans. His own life impacted what he wrote about and his message is there is a way out for young African-Americans.