Antithesis In The Gettysburg Address

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On November 19, 1863 Abraham Lincoln dedicated a speech to the cemetry at Gettysburg. Lincoln uses antithesis, parallism, and repition to enforce what he is addressing. In the Gettysburg address Lincoln uses an example of an antithesis, "far above our poor power to add or detract." Lincoln uses antithesis to motivate the people by telling them that they either achieve or fail. In addition, Lincoln utilizes parallism to connect the idea of not forgetting those who died. Lincoln mentions, " The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here." Lincoln uses parallism to inspire them by making connections of the outcome of their work if they succeed. Although, Lincoln uses repition
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