Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln are the true definition of heroism because they sacrificed their lives for the greater good and benefit of the public. “This man shall be remembered. Oh, not with the statues’ rhetoric. Not with the legends and poems and wreaths of bronze alone, but with the lives grown out of his life, the lives fleshing his dream of the beautiful, needful thing”-SB pg70. Frederick Douglass is a hero not just because he fought for the public, but because he was a “... Negro beaten to his knees, exiled”SB pg70.
Not only was his knowledge and eloquence as on orator a key factor in him being the phenomena that he is today but it is also his perseverance that helped him gain respect. Through the trials of being incarcerated for trying to peacefully fight for basic rights, he endured and managed to continue to fight; that is until he was violently and viciously taken out. This letter is a prime example of the affect people can make through words. This letter did after help draw national attention to the civil rights movement in Birmingham which was one of the most segregated cities in the United States. It showcases some of his concerns of society during his time and it also showcases his hope for a better future.
We honor him for his bravery and his courage to impact our world in the right way. President Bill Clinton paid tribute to Robinson in Shea Stadium because of the impact he had on pro sports and on our world, during his time he was a symbol of hope and he still is. He was honored for all he did in this world and the impact he had on all. He did what he believed in. In Robinsons letter to the president he addressed how the world just keeps saying be patient and then wouldn’t do anything, he called out the president on how he isn’t helping everyone, he is hurting everyone.
In his eloquent and composed writing, he not only manages to address their criticisms and answer with indisputable facts and stunning rhetoric, but also helps elevate his cause. King wrote a compelling defense of his nonviolent campaign and incited a rallying cry to the end of social injustice. His work in this letter was just as powerful and relevant as it is today, decades later. To determine whether or not the title of this work fits its message, one must first examine what it is that landed King in Birmingham jail. He states that he went to Birmingham in the first place, because, simply put, there is injustice there.
He was an honest, good-hearted man who wished for nothing more than to live a good life with his wife and children. He did all he could to stop the spread of vengeance and corrupting in Salem though he came too late. Even with him committing adultery, he continued through the end to be a hero with the best intentions in mind for justice and peace in his
Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little, are two crucial leaders in the civil rights movement. Although, the end goal for both leaders was to put an end to segregation and slavery and to achieve equality, the influential figures share several different and similar approaches to the situation: a radical, pro-violent approach taken by X and a rational, non-violent approach taken by King. The trivial similarities and differences between King 's "Letters from Birmingham Jail" and X 's "The Ballot or the Bullet" range from the style/tone, their thoughts on violent means, and their thoughts on the government. "The Ballot or the Bullet" and "Letters from Birmingham Jail" differ in terms of the style/tone used regardless of the
' Proctor 1146.John Proctor is a courageous person he accepted his path and made his ending right with his wife and family but still served his consequences in the end. All in all, proctor did have mistakes all throughout his life but he became a better man in the end. Even with the temptations of Abigail, proctor accordingly fixed his mistakes and put his family before his lust. The reason john proctor is an admirable person is because throughout all the challenges he has faced proctor’s courage to face his wife and admit his mistakes shows that he’s a
If you give respect, you will be respected by the people you love and treat them well. Therefore, by respecting people and there questioning and without saying nothing bad to them you’ll be fine and get along well. Just like Reverend Hale in The Crucible, he is a hero in many ways, but he questions everybody and later defends the people he questions and tries to take the blame. Reverend Hale, is a hero because, he wants all the people in prison to get out because, all their crops are fading away, cattle dying of hunger. That’s why Hale is fighting to get the people out of prison, so the town can’t become a dump.
Julius Caesar was a congenial man always caring for his people and wanted what was best for his citizens. This was clearly seen sadly after his death in his will “He hath left you all his walks, His private arbours and new-planted orchards.” (II.iii) This is just a few things Caesar had left for his people. This act of generosity shows that Caesar actually cared for his people. He also wasn’t some kind of dictator or power hungry ruler because Julius had denied the crown three times, and the people even loved him they had an up roar when he denied the crown. After the speech of Brutus the people
He showed us this slide (Picture of equality vs equity) which captured my attention because, I 'm interested in equality. I 'm interested in this strange unintentionally forgotten aspect of the world. Equality is what keeps us together, it is what helps our society to progress. Look at how we, humans, treated each other in the past. War had been declared very often between countries or states for improper treatment to one another.
In The Universal Declaration of Human Rights it states in article two that regardless of the government, everyone is entitled to the same law and shouldn’t be discriminated by gender or race. The Letter from a Birmingham Jail written by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dr. King expresses his feelings about racism using pathos and how everyone is suffering from this issue in society. On the other hand, Malala also uses pathos in her speech to the United Nation about women’s rights towards education and how their rights are taken away because of their gender. Though these two extremists are fighting for different reasons, they connect to each other because they both believe in equality and have a desire to make a difference in many parts of the world. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that despite the government, everyone is entitled to the same law and shouldn’t be discriminated based on race.
The many colors will be revealed of all the devices used. In his letter he writes, “An unjust law is no law at all”. He provided a simile.A law is to enforce justice the “right way”. If a law is unjust to begin with, it is not a law just like he had said. An example of first and second person is when he used,” I hope, Sirs, you can understand our legitimate and unavoidable impatience”.
In, “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, Martin Luther King Jr. justifies why he and the SCLC came to Birmingham which was to protect and fight for everyone’s rights. King concludes that “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” (King, 2). He feels a connection to and a responsibility for everyone who has to face “injustice” since, this in reality is segregation and racism. Furthermore, he justifies that breaking laws, if they are unjust, embraces extremism. Overall, King had to take action since it is clear that nonviolent protest was ineffective so there was, unfortunately, no other manner to fight for their rights to these injustices, such as, police brutality, segregation, and Jim Crow laws.
In “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Martin Luther King defends the protestors’ thirst for justice by demonstrating the unjust society they live in. Over fifty years after the letter was written, it is still read today. Often times it gives people a sense of identity. However this letter gives me more than an identity. This letter gives me reason and motivation to always fight for a just society.
Martin Luther King Jr. praised Jonathan Daniels for the heroic deed that cost Jonathan his life. Jonathan is a hero for sacrificing his own life in the process of advocating for those who must have felt helpless in their situation. At the time of his death Jonathan was fighting for diversity. Jonathan had an understanding of the human mind that many do not. He recognized that regardless of history and biology all humans feel pain and that growth as a society only occurs when we accept and embrace all others.