Pathos In Letter From Birmingham Jail

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Martin Luther King Jr. effectively implements ethos,pathos, and logos in his “Letter to from a Birmingham Jail”. In terms of pathos, Martin Luther King Jr. feels disappointed and he wants to call people to action to help solve these injustices in a nonviolent way. He is outspoken about his nonviolence when he explains his four step process: “collection of the facts to determine whether injustices exist; negotiation; self purification; and direct action”. For ethos Martin Luther King Jr. is a credible source because he was a leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He also addresses his own credibility in the letter “I have the honor of serving as president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, an organization operating

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