Analyzing Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have A Dream Speech

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Preparation outline Topic: Analyzing Martin Luther King Jr’s “I have a dream” speech General purpose: To prepare analyzing speech. Specific purpose:To analyze Martin Luther King Jr’s speech in rhetorical section so how he delivered his speech effectively to his audience. Thesis Statement: Matin Luther King Jr’s “I have a dream” speech to notice people about unfair differentiation for black people and their nonviolent resistance to that, and his wish for peaceful coexistence, which allowed him to receive a Nobel prize for peace next year. Introduction Attention-getting device: I believe that we all knows that their still differentiation exists between different races in this country. It seems the problem now quiet eased than at that…show more content…
Preview: I am planning to talk about Martin Luther King Jr’s one of the most famous speech in US history, which is about race differentiation and the equality of human rights. I will analyze his speech in four rhetorical section, occassion, speaker, audience and speech. Let me talk about Martin Luther King Jr’s speech, “I have a dream”. Body 1.Occasion:The occasion of Martin Luther King Jr’s “I have a dream” speech was to tell people and let them know about race differentiation in the real world. In mid-twenties century, there was surging racism in United States, which was a big issue at that time. Martin Luther King Jr’s wanted to encourage them who are suffered from…show more content…
Speech: King used one of the most famous statement :” I have a dream” he tried to sympathize audience and emphasize what he want to address by repeating same statements. i. During the speech, he used rhetorical modes to support his basic structure, one of them is pathos by making his audience to stop hate blacks and instead hate racism and hope for a new, better world, which is part of his speech. King tried his best to deliver the speech to make the audience sympathize with the blacks, hate racism and then to expect for a new world without racism by using strong adjectives and metaphors. ii. Lastly, Martin Luther King Jr. showed off his vision and wish to his audience by repeating “I have a dream” , right after he addressed the optimist sentences, “Let freedom ring!” and that one day all of “God’s children”, nothing is matter skin color, gender, age and race, everyone would be brothers and sisters with no racial discrimination. Overall, King effectively uses pathos in his speech, guiding the audience’s feelings to go along his plans and making them sympathize with blacks, hate racism and be filled with a hope of an equal

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