Examples Of Allusion In The Gettysburg Address

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Equality is the identical treatment in society. The availability of opportunities and shared common wealth that arise from a shared sense of reciprocal duty. Unity is the pursuit of common principles and goals, often expressed through cultural norms or as nationalism and patriotism.
In “The Gettysburg Address”, Lincoln uses allusion to illustrate the need for equality and unity throughout the Nation. President Lincoln wrote this speech for two reasons. First, the speech was written to consecrate the cemetery at Gettysburg. Second, and most important, Lincoln's words were meant to start the rebuilding of his war torn country. Such as “All men are created equal” In his call for democracy and equality, (Lincoln) doesn't mention slavery, but is

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