What Are The Rhetorical Devices Used In The Gettysburg Address

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In his famous Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln, the president of the United States at that time, uses repetition and allusion to draw light to the importance and meaning of the situation, and the need for more people to rise up and fight for America. Lincoln begins using allusion, by referring back to America’s founding fathers, and the morals they implied with the idea that “all men are created equal”. Lincoln uses this to express the idea that this civil war was made off of ideas that go against American belief. He then speaks of the men who have given their lives to this war, and how his speech will be forgotten, but nothing he can say could compare to the importance and bravery of these men. “The world will little note, nor long

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