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Rhetorical Strategies in the Gettysburg Address

Summary: Explores rhetorical strategies used by President Lincoln in his Gettysburg Address. Describes how The Gettysburg Address stated Lincoln's opinion on the civil war by using subliminal rhetorical strategies to make the nation see his viewpoint without compromising his position as president.
In the Gettysburg address, Abraham Lincoln uses different rhetorical strategies to effectively make his point. In different excerpts from the address, Lincoln uses euphemism, hyperbole, or understatement to make the audience feel a certain way. The Gettysburg Address stated Lincoln's opinion on the civil war by using subliminal rhetorical strategies to make the nation see his viewpoint without compromising his position as president.

If all men are supposed to be equal in this great country, would there have been a reason for Lincoln to give this address in the first place? No, because slavery wouldn't have been an issue, therefore a catalyst wouldn't exist for the civil war. Originally this country was a haven for those who didn't feel the same way as the people from their native country. However, life here couldn't go on without being influenced by other societies. Those who had tried so hard to...

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