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I need to know a place where it shows parallelism in his speech. I've been looking all through it and on the web but i still could not find any. If anyone could find some and post it here, it would be helpful.
Parallelism is the repeated use of the same words or pattern to begin or end a series. Ex. "Give me liberty or give me death!"
Look at the sentence that begins or includes "we have remonstrated, we have supplicated." That entire sentence is a good example of parallelism.
okay, i can use that one. we need to four examples of it though. any other ones someone can offer?

Here are some more.

those who, having eyes, see not, and, having ears, hear not,

We have petitioned; we have remonstrated; we have supplicated; we have prostrated ourselves before the throne, (I think you were already given this one)

Our petitions have been slighted; our remonstrances have produced additional violence and insult; our supplications have been disregarded;

Will it be the next week, or the next year?

The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.

Best wishes, Clive
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he uses parallelism when he says, "We have petitioned; we have remonstrated; we have supplicated..." we had to find it as an assignment for our AP English class. i hope this helps.
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an example parallelism in the speech the virginia convention are when patrick henry says "we have" over and over again. Im not exactly sure in which paragraph the sentences are but I know that that is parallelism because my english teacher went over that in class.
I think there's parallelism in Paragraph 4: "They are meant for us: they can be meant for no other." However I think it's more of a repitition of an independent clause. Basically emphasizes that henry knows about the British military movements/preparations.
And again in Paragraph 6: "We have petitioned;...from the foot of the throne" From the beginning of that sentence to the very end. I'm going out on a limb and saying that's parallelism as well. As for elaborating on the matter, I've yet to do so.
Hope that helps with your search for parallelism.
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