One contemporary piece of art, music, literature, or any other cultural artifact that reflects the same (or similar) themes as those found in Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography is the Broadway musical Hamilton. This musical tells the story of Alexander Hamilton and his rise from humble beginnings to become one of America’s Founding Fathers. Throughout this production, viewers are witness to Hamilton’s drive and ambition to achieve greatness despite overwhelming odds. Much like in Franklin’s Autobiography, an underlying theme is present concerning the importance of hard work and perseverance as means towards achieving success.
During his own lifetime, and often since then, Benjamin Franklin has been described as "the first American," as someone who through his life and works epitomizes some attitude, spirit, action–or some
The lyrics “I am not throwing away my shot! / I’mma get a scholarship to King’s College / I prob’ly shouldn’t brag but dag – I amaze and astonish” reflect many of Franklin’s values-namely that anyone no matter their background can reach greatness through dedication to their goals . The song also highlights how he overcame obstacles by taking risks such as “the ten-dollar founding father without a father” who journeyed from New York City all way Philadelphia venture into unknown world itself respective context moment thought process happens time frame same respect respectively beyond physical realm related question speak ourselves moving forward future generations come .
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