“Highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain-that this nation, under God, Shall have a new birth of freedom-and that government of the people, by the people for the people shall not perish from the earth.”-Lincoln (1863)
The Memorable Speech
Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address” is one worldwide Memorable Speech it has so much significance because of the form of repetitive language used and because it’s written by the U.S President himself. And I his speech he wants to somehow show his audience, meaning the public present in the battlefield in 1863, that hey, wait a moment let’s not forget that this fellow men dedicated their body and spirit for this Civil War Battle. They have given their lives in exchange of giving freedom to and for the people so that they too can be equal as one. Lincoln believed that using repetitive language in his speech will get his point across to all present, and for all those who choose to past it on to many generations to transpire later on to other generations as well.
In Lincoln’s speech he clearly says, “Fourscore and seven years ago our father brought forth on this continent a new nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” And that as people present at the time and to the generations to come we have our god given rights to liberty and equality therefore making his speech quit famous by the usage of wording and the fact that it was a short speech but well written in the sense we still remember it and the dedication it displays to all who fought at the Gettysburg Battlefield and all those still to take upon the greater struggle in which as Americans, one would dedicate themselves to a nation made upon liberty and continue to try to maintain that liberty for many others too.
President Lincoln also states that “It is for us the living rather to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far...