It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us - that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they here gave the last full measure of devotion - that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain; that this nation shall have a new birth of freedom; and that this government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth (Lincoln).” The first line of the paragraph empowers the audience to take inspiration from the deeds of the dead and continue the struggle for
Abraham Lincoln for example used words ‘devotion’, ‘honored’, ‘hallow’ and ‘nobly’ to praise the soldiers. He also used an allusion in his speech. ‘All men are created equal’ is an allusion that he used from the Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Independence was very important for his audience, because it symbolized freedom and equality. Those were things they were fighting for.
Another point is, “Now we are engaged in a great Civil War, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure” (Lincoln, paragraph 2). This shows that this country was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. This also shows that not just the war at stake is important, but the cause and the outcome of freedom and equality for making a new nation is important as well. Overall, all men were created equal and the war led to the end of slavery and the start of a new country of freedom for
Pathos is not only the only appeal there is also logos in this speech. In The Gettysburg, Lincoln appeals to logos by stressing the significance of liberty, freedom and equality. He also hopes to honor the soldiers who fought bravely in the battle of Gettysburg. In the Address, he also wrote," That government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from earth.” By reminding the people that those who fought will not be forgotten, he hopes to give himself more
Specifically, 1776 the year we gained our independence from Great Britain. He reminds us where we came from and how we as people joined together in the past to defeat a common enemy. Abraham Lincoln reminds us that we came from a king that showed no mercy towards us Americans. President Lincoln takes time to show honor for all of those who fought in battle and got wounded or killed. “The Gettysburg Address” is specifically made up to this point in time in our nation’s gruesome history.
By talking about the fellow soldiers who died at Gettysburg, Lincoln appeals to the pathos of his listeners. Arguments to persuade are intended to provoke action. Abraham used pathos to move his listeners, the soldiers who survived the recent battle at Gettysburg, in paragraph three "that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall
Lincoln has used anaphora in the phrase “government of the people, by the people, for the people” to give the audience a sense of hope and victory. In addition to anaphora he uses repetition in the “nation” to make people feel united. The Gettysburg Address was given at the Gettysburg memorial respecting those men that risked they live to bring freedom upon this
7557). In this too, then, Verne shows his attitude toward the capabilities of man. But man cannot accomplish everything, and Verne acknowledges this through Cyrus Harding when he declares, “we could not prevent an eruption” (Loc. 7210). In addition to his attitude toward human progressiveness, Verne also shows a blatant deference to the North in the American Civil War, stating that, “[the colonists] could not doubt that the cause of the North, the cause of justice, would triumph” (Loc.
Abraham Lincoln showed all of these great qualities during his presidency from 1861-1865. Abraham Lincoln was an amazing symbol of the United States. Still to this day, everyone has good things to say about this man who was killed over 153 years ago. Lincoln was president through the United States Civil War and was able to keep the United States as a union. He was also the one to abolish slavery,
In the speech “The Gettysburg address” (1863) by Abraham Lincoln, he argues that the U.S. needs to be united, but with the condition that all men should be free since “ all men are created equal” (101). To reinforce his point he refers back to the Declaration of Independence to remind people of the rights that were promised to them. Lincoln’s intention is to inspire hope to people and realize that united they will become a stronger nation. Lincoln constantly is referring to the soldiers that survived and all american citizens in an hopeful and sympathetic tone to encourage the slaves to be strong.