I Have a Dream ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. ~ I Have a Dream Speech

Mackenzie Basden - Illustrator/Videographer, Kayla Blackwood - Creator/Bibliographer

Speaker: Martin Luther King Jr.

Occasion: August 28, 1963. Lincoln Memorial,Washington D.C. MLK is standing up and going against racism, convincing others to follow him.

Audience: This speech is speaking to everyone of every race. Before the speech the whites were the ones that were benefitting.

Purpose: The purpose of this speech is to inform about the racism and anguish before Martin Luther King Jr. stood up to fight against it.

Ethos: "We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity  and discipline" (King 69-70).

Pathos: "Negro Lives on a lonely island of poverty in the vast ocean of material prosperity" (King 15-16). "Light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice" (King 2).

Logos: "Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation" (King 4-6). "Unalienable rights of life,liberty,and the pursuit of happiness" (King 11).

Logos from speech with text citation and Pictures to illustrate the example you provided of Pathos, Logos, AND Ethos

Repetition - "Now is the time to" (King 21).

Rhetorical Question - "When will you be satisfied" (King 7).

Works Cited

     "50 Years After, Martin Luther King's 'Dream' Still Not Realized in U.S.:     

      Poll."Bamboo Innovator. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Dec. 2014.

     "Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream Speech." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web.      

      12 Dec. 2014.

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