Abraham Lincoln's 'The Gettysburg Address'
2. Lincoln’s allusion to the Declaration of Independence, claiming that “all men are created equal”, results in the audience believing that to unite the nation again, they need to restore their democratic values, as the ones stated in the declaration.
3. Lincoln’s reverent tone, constructed through words like “dedicated”, “hallow”, “brave” and “consecrate”, appeals to our sense of emotion, thereby convincing us that the people involved in the civil war, both dead or alive, deserve respect