Rhetorical Analysis Of I Have A Dream By Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the greatest speech writers of our time. The ability to evoke emotions and help the people listening to understand such a pressing matter was a true talent. In his infamous “I Have a Dream” speech he has many examples of what the African American people were experiencing at the current time in 1963. Within his speech he uses words to illustrate the goals he wishes for America to achieve and the injustice that needed correcting. He states “One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination.” expressing his distaste for the inequality within the country. This imagery is a great way to show the feelings caused; such as the
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