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Highlighting these images moves the reader to better understand the message Lincoln was trying to accomplish of finalizing the Civil War and uniting a nation to move pass it’s indifferences. Similarly, Wood also highlights imagery in the election night speech when explaining how Obama was able to take the American citizens on a journey from the moon to Berlin then a polling place. Obama was even able to capture the everyday person by describing the troubles of a one hundred and six year old woman who made her journey across the century in order to cast her vote. With images of “despair in the dust bowl, and depression across the land…start of the Second World War…buses in Montgomery…and