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Youmans 1 Roger Youmans Jr. Effective Reading Professor Wilber Letters to My Son Chapters 1-16 Essay While reading chapters one through sixteen of the book Letters to My Son by Kent Nerburn I found myself agreeing with a lot he had to say but also disagreeing with a few chapters as well. His purpose I believe in this whole book is that when he has a son he realizes what good and bad qualities he has had during his life and which ones he has seen in other people throughout his life. He kind of writes a book on what his son should watch out for and where good qualities can get you in life and where bad ones can get you also. He shows how there are many different good qualities that one person might have but then another might have a different way to handle the same thing in life but having a good quality also. Some of the chapters I agree with are the first three which are The Shadow of the Father, Man and Male, and Strength. One that I disagree with is chapter fifteen which is Loneliness and Solitude. In The Shadow of the Father chapter Kent Nerburn writes about how his father was a good influence on him and taught him good qualities like to always be nice even when the person you’re being nice to is being rude, meanwhile, tries to take advantage of you. An example of this is when Kent’s father found a bike on the street on his walk and brought it to his garage. He immediately put a blanket over it to protect it from any dust
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Youmans 2 or any possible damages. As he posted advertisements in the newspaper for a lost bike he never once let Kent ride the bike. A couple of weeks pasted by and finally someone called for the bike, Kent and his father then went over to deliver the bike to the true
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