Thomas Paine Writing Styles in Common Sense, Rights of Man, and Other Essential Writings

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Perspective

Thomas Paine writes with the expertise of a well practiced political mind. As one of the founding fathers of the United States, Paine understands firsthand what is needed in order to form a new and democratic government. It is unlikely that anyone that has not participated in such a formation could truly understand the effort and commitment necessary to accomplish one's goals.

Paine came to America as a widely read pamphleteer, intellectual, and political radical. Paine proved, through the power of the pen, that one voice can indeed make a difference when it comes to educating the public in the limitless possibilities of government.

It may seem at times that Paine is distracted by his obsession with the monarchy, and in later times, in his ongoing debate with Edmund Burke. Still, it can be said that Paine's thoughts, ideals, and actions have created a man who was, and...

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