Lincoln's Speech Rhetorical Analysis

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Lincoln uses negotiation and forced teaming to advance his perspective. Negotiation is used in the present tense and is applied in his speech to make the point that what they say may not be important in future but what had been done will be. He is saying “[b]ut in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground”. This was stated because it has already been done and cannot be repeated. Also, he says “[t]he world will little note not loner remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here”. The world may forget what is said, but will never forget what is done is what he is trying to say. Forced teaming is used throughout the speech. He states “...that we here highly resolve that these

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