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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin

Literature and Writing Quotes Page 4

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But I am got forward too fast with my Story; there are still some Transactions to be mentioned that happened during the Administration of Governor Morris. (3.74)

Franklin the author here interrupts Franklin the character, interjecting his authorial organizational plan into his reminiscing as a character. He also calls what he's telling us a "Story," encouraging readers to think of his book as similar to another, fictional narrative, and as something to be enjoyed.

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