A Rhetorical Analysis Of Alexander Stephens's Speech

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The writer of the speech is the contemporary southernmost states vice president, Alexander Stephens. He was a lawyer and politician from Georgia. The topic of the speech is slavery and its advantages and natural distribution. Mainly he speaks to the Southern States of America, because the South at that time was the centre of slaves. But on the other hand it can be discussed whether he is talking to the entire country, because he trying to justify his actions and stances, as well as he also wants to enhance the advantages and natural intention of separation and hierarchy. Stephens substantiates his argues with different kinds of sources. These are established with the hearer in mind. The Bible is for example a strong informant in the speech.
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