About a quarter of the way through, I found myself very much interested in what I was reading. However, I was interested to an extent where I felt as if I was living in the 18th century and I strongly agreed with everything Thomas Paine was saying. By the end of the reading, I felt overwhelmingly opposed to the British, and I was. Common Sense. By Thomas Paine.
Common Sense. By Thomas Paine. Edited with an Introduction by Isaac Kramnic. New York: Penguin Books, I was immediately interested in what Paine had to say in his new work, after such powerful previous works, such as The Crisis series.
My family thinks that I am a very odd person because I am extremely different from anyone else they have met. Although, I look at my willingness to chat as a positive thing, many people do not, because they have noticed that my tendency to talk over-powers my ability to listen. This became a growing problem as I got older because listening became the most important part of having an honest dialogue. I began to practice my listening skills by
The book was simple and to the point that the audience will easily understand his cause. He describes Government as nothing but necessary evil and the cause of their suffering. A basic understanding speech, even the audience would. His pamphlet, Common Sense is a cornerstone of American literature, and the work that sparked the idea of revolution in so many colonial readers. Common Sense perfectly summarized the frustrations of the American people by analyzing government, freedom and the inevitable independence of the American colonies.