Benjamin Franklin Writing Styles in Poor Richard's Almanack

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Perspective

In general, Franklin was a person who loved learning and loved helping other people. Publishing his almanacs gave him a chance to share some of his wisdom with others in a way that was both thought provoking and at the same time humorous and casual. Although Franklin was not well-schooled, he spent much time reading and teaching himself in this way. Even in his time, Franklin was a well-known inventor and experimenter. Franklin invented several things that most people wer very familiar with and used to make their daily lives easier. These things included the Franklin stove, street lights and bifocals. Franklin was also a well-known politician and one of the founding fathers of the United States of America. For these reasons, Franklin was respected and well liked by the people of his time.

However, one does need to consider that Franklin wrote his almanac using the pen...

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