Martin Luther King Jr Ethos Pathos Logos

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Martin Luther King Jr. used many powerful strategies and tactics such as imagery of the future, descriptive details of the present, historical figures and the use of logos, pathos and ethos. Throughout the entire piece, King used logos, or logic. He uses this tactic with the knowledge of explanations being more effective than emotions. When compared to an extremist, he took the idea as logical and used choices of words to show his passion, which also appealed as pathos. His use of ethos is shown when he compares his title as an extremist to historical and religious figures such as Abraham Lincoln, Paul Amos, and Socrates. In the beginning King gives credit to the clergymen, stating that they are good men of will who know the bible. King continues
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