Martin Luther King I Have A Dream Rhetorical Analysis

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100 years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, Martin Luther King Jr. stated “The Nego is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation”.
In the struggle for freedom, Martin Luther King Jr. incorporated his Christian background and the peaceful tactics of Mahatma Gandhi, and led the African American community in the Civil Rights Movement. In his speech “I Have a Dream”, Martin Luther King Jr. used rhetorical concepts to unify this nation at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. To start with, the use of Logos aided him toward convincing his audience with the use of verses. Following, Ethos supplied him with credibility while he quoted the Declaration of Independence. Finally, Pathos supplied the emotional connection. Rhetorically Dr. King was able to convey his message of peace. After leading a nonviolent protest in Birmingham, Alabama, which Martin Luther King Jr. quoted as “the most segregated city in America” (the king center), Dr. King’s was Introduced as the civil rights leader
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Not only in music and politics, but in the minds the young Americans. In his speech, “I Have a Dream”, Martin Luther King Jr. was able to transcend his message of peace through the use of rhetorical analysis. Segregation and Jim Crow laws set the foundation Karios in his speech. For instance, Telos was established when Dr. King intention was to unit blacks and whites. In addition, his use of Logos was carefully planned when he was able convince his audience with the use of Prophet Amos. Also, with his use of Ethos Dr. King was able to gain the people’s trust by the credibility of Abraham Lincoln and the Declaration of Independence. Furthermore, with Pathos he was able to draw emotion, not only to the 200,000 people that followed him to the Lincoln Memorial, but to the rest of the nation. With his repeated phrase of “I have a dream” and “Let freedom ring”, that day gave people a sense of