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Not So Honest Abe Essay

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Justin Rice
Laura Gibson
English 1302
23 January 2015
Not So Honest Abe
In Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, Lincoln uses the rhetorical appeal logos to justify why the North and South were at war without pointing any of the blame at the North. He also uses rhetorical devices like diction, imagery and allusion to again explain why the North went to war without pointing any of the blame back at the North in turn.

Lincoln uses, in many cases, logos to help justify why they fought the war. One occasion, near the beginning of th...

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