What Is A Logical Appeal In Letter From Birmingham Jail

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“Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last!”(King 264) These are important words Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote in the speech “I Have a Dream.” He presented this speech to a large crowd in front of the Lincoln Memorial. He also wrote “Letter From Birmingham Jail” while being incarcerated. This letter was in response to his critics which were eight white clergymen. In both of these pieces of work from 1963 King uses pathos (emotional appeal)and logos (logical appeal) to show the harsh reality of the African American lives. In Dr.King's speech “I have a dream” he uses logos to show logical evidence to appeal to his audience In this quote you can see Dr.King’s use of logic “This note was a promise that all

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