Benjamin Franklin: An American Life Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Walter Isaacson
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Essay Topic 1

Discuss the influence of Franklin's family on his life, and examine how Franklin's childhood influenced his adult life.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss Franklin's obsession over his persona or his public image and how he developed his public image in America and other countries.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the Socratic method and how it influenced Franklin's arguments, as well as relationships with others.

Essay Topic 4

Examine Franklin's religious persuasion during childhood and compare it with his adult life.

Essay Topic 5

Examine the Plan for Future Conduct and discuss whether Franklin lived up to the expectations he set for himself in his design.

Essay Topic 6

Discuss Franklin's relationship with women, such as Deborah Read, Madame Helvetius, and others.

Essay Topic 7

Discuss how Franklin's beliefs typified the Age of Enlightenment and conclude why his ideas were excluded from the canon of philosophy.

Essay Topic 8

Discuss how individualism and communitarianism are intertwined...

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