"Benjamin Franklin" Essay by Calwriter
A review of the book, "Benjamin Franklin" by Edmund S. Morgan.
# 57517 | 901 words | 1 source | MLA | 2005 |
Published on Apr 03, 2005 in History (U.S. Presidency) , Literature (American)
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This paper examines how Edmund S. Morgan fulfills his purpose of presenting a positive picture of Benjamin Franklin with this autobiography and how, in about 330 pages, the author offers a wealth of material related to Franklin's life, exposing his inner longings and his personal ambitions in a way that many historians cannot, due to their unwillingness to take a personal stance on any historical figure. It analyzes how Morgan obviously admires Benjamin Franklin and hopes to enrich the public's understanding of his life and his accomplishments and how, in doing so, Morgan offers the layperson a scholarly, well-researched, and reputable biography that is, nevertheless, approachable and easy to read.
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