Rhetorical Analysis Of Coach Boone

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Everyone there must have been able to clearly visualize what it was like, and how the field was soaked with blood. He describes how horrible the fighting really was when he talks about the “smoke and hot lead pouring right through” the bodies of the soldiers. Coach Boone uses this imagery to draw the connection between present day and the past. He states that they are still fighting the same way, that there is figurative, and literal, smoke and hot lead pouring through their bodies by the way his team and community act toward each other. All this is for an appeal to their emotion. Coach Boone keeps referring to the battlefield as "hallowed ground," again not only alluding to the Battle of Gettysburg, but also portraying the history that
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