TITLE

A Man of His Words

AUTHOR(S)
Sorensen, Theodore C.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Smithsonian;Oct2008, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes U.S. President Abraham Lincoln's speechwriting ability. Lincoln's presence as a speaker is described, noting that his writing ability was more impressive than his speaking ability. His usage of metaphor, effective quotation of the Bible, and poetic sensibility are also described.
ACCESSION #
34451200

 

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