How Does Martin Luther King Use Pathos In Mlk Speech

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Perhaps the most prominent similarity between King's and Malcolm's speeches is the use of pathos. They appealed to the audience's emotions to persuade their audience to join their movement and concede their beliefs. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X both spoke in a way that brought fear, pity, and sadness out of their audience by speaking of the evil of segregation and slavery. In his “I Have a Dream” speech, King used words and phrases with negative connotations such as "crippled", "languished", and "unspeakable horrors" to convey how difficult it is for an African-American person to live in a racially unjust society. He uses these words so people of other races will empathize with the hardships of black citizens. Malcolm X uses certain words

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