Listen to “The Gettysburg Address” (click on the Windows Media link):
What was your reaction to this speech? What words, phrases, or passages did you think were most memorable or most important? Why? What literary devices did Lincoln use to convey his message? What feelings or emotions did you feel as you read this speech? What words/phrases/lines evoked these feelings? Why do you think this speech is revered as a great work of American literature?
Please share your thoughtful responses in a paragraph of 8-10 complete sentences. Be sure to check out these very cool websites about this great speech at http://del.icio.us/hamilton_11th/gettysburg_address .
Mrs. Hamilton 🙂