benjamin-franklin.jpgBenjamin Franklin (1706-190)

His life:

       He was born in Milk Street, Boston in 1706.

       He dropped out of school, and then at the age of 12 he worked with his brother as an apprentice in a printer.

       His first piece was published by his brother, called "Silence Dogood."

       As he grows up he touts his self to speak a several languages.

       He is one of the founding fathers of the United States, and he served on the committee to draft the declaration of independence.

       At the age of 41 he was a politician, a scientist, writer, diplomat, and a philosopher he also founded a library, invented a stove and established the first fire department in Pennsylvania.

       He did in 1790.

Remarks concerning the savages in North America (1784)

       The article shows how much the savages are more polite and civil than them.

         There are many different ways of life than the colonist.

         He wanted to point out also that the Indian are a very good people and they have the wrong idea about them.

         The colonist people should not always expect anything in return of their hospitality and to behave more like the decent and politeness of the Indians.

         The article also talks about the religion and how if it is not yours that does not mean it is wrong.

         Figures of speech:-

1.      Irony:

         "We will take good care of their education, instruct them in all we know and a make men of them

2.      Allusion:

         "They beheld a beautiful young woman descend from the clouds, and seat herself on that hill, which you see yonder among the blue mountain".