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This paper is a critical reflection on why the 18th century American orator and preacher, Jonathan Edwards, is a vivid speaker. Edwards was a Yale educated theologian and lived and worked in Connecticut and New Jersey. He is known for his vibrant speeches that emotionally stirred his audience (see Marsden, p. 220 and Gura, p. 118). His most famous speech, and the one that is most often read, is Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God. This paper will use this speech to point out how Edwards’s use of metaphor, vivid imagery, emotional language, and analogy serve to make him listed as one of the greatest speech writers....