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What are the Rhetorical strategies used in Lincoln's Gettysburg Address?

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October 25, 2010 12:54AM

He uses many, but the major ones are:

parallel structure ("of the people, for the people, by the


repetition ("great" and dedicate",)

alliteration ("cannot consecrate",)

and antithesis ("add or detract" "little note nor long


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