Martin Luther King Letter From Birmingham Jail

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All three works by Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. narrow their purpose of their piece on fighting against social injustice by using the rhetorical skills contained in They say, I say to provide legitimate, persuasive, and well thought out arguments. In Dr. King’s narrative “Kings Letter from A Birmingham Jail”, he focuses on the argument of the clergy in terms of their word choice, accusations, misunderstandings; and contradicts them using data, facts, pathos, ethos of Christian authorities, and the words of scholars to secure his argument against racial injustice. A powerful example of these tools is exemplified on page 9-10 of King’s letter which directly questions the word of the Church and further gives comparison as to why
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