Letter From Birmingham Jail Rhetorical Analysis

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Rhetorical devices are often used to persuade someone into believing something, and to convey feelings or a deeper meaning to what someone is saying or writing. These devices aid people in persuasion. Many people have mastered the art of persuasion, and among them is Martin Luther King Jr. His usage of pathos throughout “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” demonstrates his ability in persuading people.
First of all, King’s purpose in consistently applying pathos within the contents of his letter is to persuade people that their protesting was peaceful..?<<<.... This rhetorical device was effective because pathos really lets the reader experience the author’s emotions, and it can strike deep chords in a person and persuade them or alter the way they