A Rhetorical Analysis Of Dr. Martin Luther King's Speech

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The first thing that stood out to me was how confident Dr Martin Luther king was as a speaker and how much he captured the audience attention. You could feel the energy of the crowd without even being there. His eye contact stood out to me as well, he wasn’t just reading from a paper he spoke from his heart making his speech even more powerful.

A quotation that really inspired me is “I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment. I still have a dream.” I love this quote it shows how strong he was as a person. That even though times were tough he never gave up what he truly believed in. Despite all the negativity and those who doubted him. This speech is relevant in today’s society because racism is still alive. On TV you see political parties being extremely racist and still being rooted for. Dr Martin Luther King’s lesson will always give the strength to keep fighting for racial equality.
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King was an amazing speaker he captured the audience attention without effort. Even though the audience was massive they were obedient towards King. He would speak and they would listen (Devito, 2015) “An audience is simply a group of people listening to or reading a message or speech”. (p.5) King was well respected, and could get his message
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