Most Memorable Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Speech

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Gabriella Visaggio Professor Anello Speech Evaluation Writing Assignment 11/20/14 The Most Memorable Martin Luther King Jr. was a man of many memorable and powerful words. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta Georgia and died on April 4, 1968. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American pastor and the leader in the African American Civil Rights Movement. Martin Luther King Jr. is known to be the man who gave the greatest speech of all time, “I have a Dream” speech. This speech was given on August 28, 1963 after Martin Luther King Jr. led “The March on Washington”. The “I have a Dream” speech was delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, where former President Lincoln defeated southern states over the issue…show more content…
“I have a Dream” speech not only represented freedom, fairness, and equality it also represented a work of poetry. The language that was use during this speech was so sharp and powerful, with the first word he spoke I was immediately intrigued. The use of imagery was amazing as well, during his speech you can picture what he was addresses which made it even more powerful. The rhythm and the frequent repetition “I have a dream” expressed how personal the issue of slavery was to Martin Luther King Jr. The volume of Martin Luther King Jr. voices was loud enough where you would go home that night and hear him in your dreams. Martin Luther King Jr. expressed nothing but heart and passion while delivering the speech. He was quite a natural at public…show more content…
introduction did gain the full attention of his audience. When Martin Luther King Jr. was introduced, you hear nothing but soaring applauds coming from the crowd. While watching the video of the “I have a Dream” speech, you can see with your own eyes the amount of people that gather together that day expressing how many individuals truly believed in Martin Luther King Jr. and what he represented. While delivering his speech Martin Luther King Jr. did use gestures toward the end of his speech. He would put his hand over his head emphasizes how much he truly believes in what he just delivered. During Martin Luther King Jr. “I have a Dream” speech, he does establish credibility because he and family do suffer from the burden of not having white skin. He is a man who has a dream, American dream where one day the divide of skin color will disappear forever. Martin Luther King Jr. is an African American man who has a dream of a new world where peace and harmony exists between all
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