Civil Disobedience In Letter From Birmingham Jail

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In the “ Letter to Martin Luther King from a Group of Clergymen” Martin Luther King Jr. used rhetorical techniques such as logos and asking rhetorical questions to show his audience the value of civil disobedience. On page 7 Martin Luther King says “ Since we so diligently urge people to obey the supreme courts decision of 1954 outlawing segregation in the public schools it is rather strange and perodoxical to find us consciously breaking laws.” This is persuasive because it’s a fact, the truth. We break laws on a daily basis, minor ones, and know it but yet obeying the courts decision about segregation doesn’t phase us. This is giving a logic statement about obeying the courts decision. On page 7 “We started having workshops on the non-violence

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