Rhetorical Analysis Of Martin Luther King Freedom

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Hope for Freedom Fifty two years ago, on August 28th, 1963, Dr. Luther King and more than 250,000 people united for freedom and fought against injustice towards the African Americans in the United States. Since the establishment of slavery, their ancestors and, even after the Civil War, they have experienced the greatest torments in the American history. Through the Civil Right Movement, African Americans peacefully protested the segregation and unequal financial opportunities. Dr. Martin Luther King’s speech in Washington became an icon of the Civil Rights Movement and idol for future political activists. To communicate efficiently with the crowd, Martin Luther King uses rhetorical devises in his speech. In paragraph E, Martin Luther King specifically addresses the African American who have been suffering throughout the movement. His words resonate with the people, “Some of you have come here out of great trials and tribulations…fresh from narrow jail cells”. His directly call for those who have been tortured for disobeying the police and the Jim Crow rules of the South. In addition, he tells people to go back to the Southern states and the poor areas of the northern cities where most of the African American population resides. He emphasizes the significance of…show more content…
When a particular phrase is repeated over and over again, the idea sticks in people’s minds. In the speech, Martin Luther King calls people to action, “Go back to Mississippi, go back to Alabama, go back to South Carolina, go back to Georgia, go back to Louisiana, go back to the slums and the ghettos of our northern cities, knowing that somehow this situation can and will be changed.” He addresses each state where most of the crows has come from. Thus, almost each person is called personally to action. In addition, he ensures that their strenuous work shall have an impact by giving the audience hope of

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