Gettysburg Address Rhetorical Analysis Essay

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The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln utilizes repitition, alliteration, and parallelism to communicate with his audience that the Gettysburg cemetery is a holy grave to the United States of America. Firstly, Lincoln's repetiton,"of the people by the people,for the people," is applied to engrave the idea of "the people" into the mind of the listener. Repetition is a technique that allows the audience to memorize an idea by listening to key words or phrases that are repeated throughtout the speech. Lincoln's speech repeats key words like "dedicate","consecrate", or "nation" considering that the audience is merely capable of picking up few phrases at a time,therefore the repeated key words act as a tool to memorizing the main idea of the

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