What Are The Rhetorical Devices Used In Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

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Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States of America gave his 2nd inaugural address a month before the intense civil war’s end. In this address to the Union, he provides strong facts while also giving them the actual examples of the crime the confederates has committed. He is staggering the audience while also surprising them with a short speech rather than a lengthy one. In this speech, he uses several rhetorical strategies like his manipulation of diction, tone, and syntax in order to achieve his purpose. Lincoln’s use of diction is very informative, he uses uniquely uses big words which he mixes with quotes, imagery and other things to strengthen his statements. Through his diction he better supports his facts; and not
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