Gettysburg Address Alliteration

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In the “Gettysburg Address” given by Abraham Lincoln, he used alliteration, repetition, and antithesis to convince his audience to unite and come as one for equal justice and freedom. In lincoln’s speech he used alliteration by saying, “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on…”, repeating the letter f in short successions. Giving the audience the understanding of their ancestors that were brought to this nation for freedom and all men should be created equal. This statement was first said to open the audience minds on why they are standing in Gettysburg and the reason why some still stand in that day because the vowed for equal justice and freedom. Furthermore, in Lincoln’s speech he emotionally uses alliteration to

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