Abraham Lincoln Vampire Slayer

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In Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, written by Seth Grahame-Smith, the author uses much explicit and implicit rhetoric language. This fiction tale is set in the time period of the civil war. The years of one of the most remembered president, Abraham Lincoln. But there’s a twist, in this fiction novel, Mr. Lincoln fights for your freedom, not from politics, but from vampires. He is the vampire hunter. As a young adult, Lincoln and a friend travel down the Mississippi River to New Orleans on a flatboat to sell a number of goods. Here Lincoln's life is changed forever after he witnesses a slave auction. Lincoln follows a slave buyer and his new slaves back to their plantation and discovers to his horror that the buyer is a vampire. The slaves are to be used not for labor but for food. Lincoln writes in his journal his belief that vampires will continue to exist in America as long as they can easily buy their victims in this manner. To end slavery is to end the scourge of vampires.
On pages 145-147, the author describes Abraham and a few men hired by him to take a trip to New Orleans to deliver some goods. They first travel through the Sangamon River; Smith describes it as a “far cry” from the “mighty missisp”. Stating that it was compared to the Mississippi river as a creek of a stream. Then he goes into more detail describing it as a troubled body, leading to the “forgiving” Illinois river. They later get through the river and make it to their destination. Smith stated that the people were impredded but not by Lincoln’s Ingenuity. The author, Smith, then describes Lincoln finding “elusive peace” during the trip. He then uses to exemplify Lincoln’s thoughts, as “lengthy remembrances.” Lincoln documents all what has happened and what he has seen.
The author uses very descriptive language to really show the reader where he is and what he is seeing,…...

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