Similarities Between I Have A Dream And Letter From Birmingham Jail

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Martin Luther King Jr., one of the greatest speakers for black civil rights movement, had written many great works in his time. Two of his pieces stand out as his greatest works. Letter from Birmingham Jail; a pieces written from a jail cell in birmingham where he was arrested for peacefully protesting, the letter was attended to the white clergymen who didn 't agree with his views and I Have a Dream Speech; was a speech king gave in front of the washington memorial. Both works convey similarities and differences in their tone, structure, appeal and figurative language. There are many similarities between “I Have a Dream” and the letter from birmingham jail. Both pieces have many appeals in common, whether it is pathos, logos, ethos or repetition. In “ I have a Dream speech it contain mostly pathos and ethos because the speech is trying to make the audience emotionally toward the cause. In the speech “ I have a dream” are example of pathos was “ I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character”. ( King,18). The quote was made toward to his children not himself it makes the audience think about their own children and how they wouldn 't want what is happening to king children to their own. In the “ Letter from Birmingham Jail” king said “ I have been arrested on a charge of parading without a permit. Now, there is nothing wrong in having an ordinance when

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