Autobiography of Ben Franklin by Benjamin Franklin

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Open LibraryOL8104933M
ISBN 100786100257
ISBN 109780786100255
OCLC/WorldCa27960704

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Benjamin Franklin was the youngest son and 15th of 17 children of Josiah Franklin, a soap and candle maker who had immigrated to Boston from Northamptonshire, England. Because he disliked his father's trade but loved reading, he was apprenticed at the age of 12 to his brother James, a printer.

InFranklin wed his old sweetheart, Deborah Autobiography of Ben Franklin book, with whom he had two children. The first, William Franklin, was born approximately one year later; he is the man to whom the Autobiography is addressed in Part One.

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Undoubtedly, the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is riddled with faults. It is very muddled, particularly towards the end.

It was not written in a continuous stretch, but rather pasted together out of separate fragments that were written years apart from one another; often, the author could not remember what he had even written in the previous sections.

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The Autobiography is Franklin's longest work, and yet it is only a fragment. The first part, written as a letter to his son, William Franklin, was not intended for.

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Instead, he wrote the Autobiography, in which he presented the image of the personage remembered as Ben Franklin. To most people this personage is an amalgam of Poor Richard, Father Abraham, the young man who caught electricity with a kite, the sagacious old man in spectacles and fur cap who charmed all Europe, and the boy who was born, it is /5().

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He goes on to describe some of his relations, including his grandfather, Thomas Franklin Sr., and his father. The Autobiography of Ben Franklin.

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin was written by Benjamin Franklin from to ; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work his Memoirs. Although it had a torturous publication history after Franklin's death, this work has become one of the most famous and influential examples of autobiography ever written.

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Franklin comes across as a cheerful, honest, curious man whose main desire in life is to improve himself and the world around him. I think history shows that he succeeded in that. I wish he had kept writing pastbut what he wrote is uplifting and enjoyable /5(K). Book Review: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Name Institution Tutor Date Book Review: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Introduction An exemplary memoir in the American’s History, Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography is one has caught the American audience over the years.

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It was a good book that details how industriousness results in a wonderful, useful public life at an older age/5(6).THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WITH INTRODUCTION AND NOTES EDITED BY CHARLES W. ELIOT, L.L.D., P. F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, NEW YORK () INTRODUCTORY NOTE Benjamin Franklin was born in Milk Street, Boston, on Janu-ary 6, His father, Josiah Franklin, was a tallow chan-dler who married twice, and of his seventeen children Ben-File Size: KB.Prater 23 November Benjamin Franklin The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is a detailed account of the illustrious experiences of Benjamin Franklin.

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