English(Grammar)

Why do the presidents use balanced parallel structure in their speeches( esp. inaugration speeches)?

"The answer should not be to make their speech interesting"

Plz help!

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  1. Check these sites.

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    http://books.google.com/books?id=JGPIJLTdMTwC&pg=PA190&lpg=PA190&dq=balanced+parallel+structure&source=bl&ots=c5NO_KYD5Y&sig=nMRm2agbRF1Ps4gtgxj2OoyzwLI&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=3&ct=result

  2. Ask not what your grammar can do for you; but what you can do for your grammar.

    Nice balanced parallel structure. Could it have been stated otherwise with the same impact? So impact and retention are keywords in your answer.

  3. can you clarify it please... ineed to write it in paragraph form. thanks!

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  4. Please read the sites I recommended. You'll find enough information there to write a paragraph.

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