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Benjamin Franklin and Declaraion of Independence

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Department
English
Course Code
ENG250Y1
Professor
Alan Ackerman

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Declaration of Independence and Benjamin Franklin
-Declaration was not done, but became; Lincoln re-envisioned it
-Enabled American culture model
-All men created equal
-Benjamin Franklin contradictory but self-aware, representative, pragmatic list of virtues
-Private lives of citizens = state of country and community
-Reasonable person, make reason for everything (ie vegetarian but eating fish because food
chain)
-Opening as letter, addressed to son, old and reflecting
-Honesty is policy
-Autobiography as unmediated access to self
-Reflecting on process of writing, presenting life as book
-Life of not a hero but tradesman
-Muddy memories vs honesty
-Teaching how to think
-3 puffy rolls and river water, seeing future wife and she saw him ascertainly” as he did
-Not unmediated account; through his lens
-Giving other rolls to mot her and child… what matters is he told the story of giving it
away, not authentic but literary por trayal (ie did Pocahontas save Smith because she loved
him like he thought, or something else)
-Identity between narrator and protagonist and antagonist
-How the portrayal constructs American identity and culture
-Printer identity
-Let all men know you but not thoroughly
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Declaration of Independence and Benjamin Franklin - Declaration was not done, but became; Lincoln re-envisioned it - Enabled American culture model - All men created equal - Benjamin Franklin contradictory but self-aware, representative, pragmatic list of virtues - Private lives of citizens = state of country and community - Reasonable person, make reason for everything (ie vegetarian but eating fish because food chain) - Opening as letter, addressed to son, old and reflecting - Honesty is policy - Autobiography as unmediated access to self - Reflecting on process of writing, presenting life as book - Life of not a hero but tra
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