Analysis Of Letter To Clergymen By Martin Luther King Jr.

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King wants to persuade the clergyman that African Americans have the same rights as white people. The very first sentence Martin Luther King Jr. states “My dear fellow clergymen” to show the clergymen he is just like them (Martin 490). When he is says this at the beginning of the letter he is directly confronting them. King wants to prove to these clergymen he is not any different. He is still human with the same religion even though he is colored skin. By getting on their level he is trying to show that. King wants to prove to the clergyman not only is he the same as them but he is also he is the same as all white
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