Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay | Martin Luther King Jr. - The Dream of Equality

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Martin Luther King Jr. - The Dream of Equality

Summary: Examines the "I Have a Dream" speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Describes the history of the speech and discusses what makes it so memorable.
On August 28, 1963 a man delivered a message of hope from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. That man was Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr., and with his powerful command of language, he turned his speech into much more. Because of Dr. King's eloquent use of the English language and his peaceful demonstrative tactics, his speech comes to life and affects a diverse audience.

In the beginning, he speaks of Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation, he describes the lives, ."..of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice," (King). He could have simply said, "The Negro has been oppressed," but that wouldn't have been granted the profound impact that his words did. He speaks of Alabama, ."..whose governor's lips are presently dripping with the words of interposition and nullification," (King). Dr. King...

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