Analysis Of Letter From Birmingham Jail By Martin Luther King

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On April 16, 1963, King wrote his “Letter From Birmingham Jail” which not only became the most important document in the civil war era, but it also focused on how the colored were having a difficult time trying to end injustice and have the freedom of equality. August 28, 1983, the day Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his I Have A Dream speech, a date in which the hope of all African Americans rose, and the eyes of many opened to see the reality of the world. Throughout the works of Martin Luther King, he conveyed logos and pathos in every way in order to reach out to the hearts of many and show what the true meaning of brotherhood is in a nation with freedom. “A just law is a man made code that squares with the moral law or the law God. An unjust law is a code that is out of harmony with the moral law,”(16,276). Through this quote from the King's letter, he explains the two different types of laws there is. King uses logo, defining what an unjust law and a just law is. King explains that a just law is a law in which ties in with God’s law, meaning that it is a fair law which doesn’t undergo someone's right. While an unjust law a man made law that has no thought about the real world, or its effects. It is a law that goes against freedom, right, and equality. Tying in with this quote, in the “ I Have A Dream” speech King conveys a logo that is almost in
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