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On Women's Right to Vote, Susan B. Anthony, 1873

Anthony, Susan B. Speech After Being Convicted Of Voting. All 29 Postal Districts of Monroe County, New York. 1873. Web. 25 Apr. 2016.

It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union.

Lines 19-22 are PRIMARILY characterized by


the use of antithesis to suggest Anthony's unwillingness to compromise.


the use of hyperbole to foster Anthony's righteous tone.


the use of strategic repetition to define Anthony's ultimate goal.


the use of chiasmus to allude to Biblical syntax.


the use of diacope to explain Anthony's target audience.

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