Unformatted text preview: After you have read Ben Franklin’s Autobiography and write a 3-4 page paper, 900 – 1200 words answering this question : One of the over-arching themes in Franklin’s Autobiography is that of self-improvement. Franklin intends for his own experience to serve as a model for others. Discuss key ways that Franklin presents his story as an illustration of self-improvement. Is he successful in the attempt? What motivates him toward this attempt? Does he strike you as a self-promoter or a genuinely benevolent man desirous of helping others? In your answer, use specific examples from the book to illustrate your points....
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- Spring '10
- Benjamin Franklin, American Revolution, United States Declaration of Independence, Thirteen Colonies