Background Information



Contemporary Reactions

"The Gettysburg Address: Contemporary Reactions" http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/gettysburg/ideas_more.htm

"Eyewitness to History" http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/gtsburgaddress.htm


Other Media

"American Rhetoric: Gettysburg Address" http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/gettysburgaddress.htm

"Drafts- The Gettysburg Address" http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/gadd/gadrft.html


Background to the Gettysburg Address:

"The American Civil War: Lincoln's Gettysburg Address" http://www.voanews.com/specialenglish/archive/2005-04/2005-04-20-voa1.cfm


Parallel Structure

"Parallel Structure in Writing" http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/printable/623/

"Parallel Structure and Repetition" http://www.union.edu/RESOURCES/LANGWRIT/WRITING/Help/parallel.html

"A seminar on writing prose: Repetition vs. elegant variation" http://www.thinkage.ca/~jim/prose/repetitionvselegantvariation.htm

"Parallel Form" http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm

"Parallelism in the Gettysburg Address" http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/gettysburg.htm