Rhetorical Summary Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Speech

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Throughout the speech Martin Luther King Jr. emphasizes his direct action plan to the local religious leaders by using logos and pathos. He sheds light to the distressed black community and illustrates the woeful dichotomy between whites and blacks. King states his proposal to a nonviolent campaign to convince the religious leaders of this direct plan of action. He exemplifies the steps in order to obtain a nonviolent campaign by saying,” a collection of the facts to determine whether injustice exist..” He concludes by explaining the Birmingham is the most segregated city in the United States.” Racial injustice engulfs this community.” His use of diction here points out how massive this issue of segregation is. King is very upfront with what

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