Rhetorical Devices

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Rhetorical devices can be used to draw people to opinions. See how Martin Luther King Jr. did this with his “I Have a Dream” speech. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a concise speech about how African Americans suffered in trying to recognize their freedom in a culture controlled by inequality and discrimination. He welcomed the white group’s and African-American group’s participation to show the backing from multiple races, for civil rights. The people at the speech came to Washington to demand equality for black people. They came to this speech to fight toward a dream of all American people, sharing in an America fighting for freedom and equality. In Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, he used rhetorical devices to draw the audience