Martin Luther King 's Speech

887 Words Nov 11th, 2014 4 Pages
Everyone has dreams, but do yours influence you as Martin Luther King junior dreams did? Martin Luther King dreams of a world where there is true freedom, justice, and equality for blacks and whites. As he calls his fellow native Africans to stand up for their civil rights so that one day there will be no difference between black and white. By observing the goals King presents, what techniques he uses and how he appeals to his audience, we can then discover how effective these techniques are in achieving his goals. When dissecting Martin Luther King junior’s speech “ I Have a Dream,” I found the speech to be very influential, as it resulted in many people making it their own dream and taking actions to fulfill it. Martin Luther King junior goal was not just to get the Africans better life then what they had, but also to tell the African race to stand up for themselves and their rights as humans. King uses repetition in his speech to get his point across. In paragraph three it states “But one hundred years later, the Negro still is not free. One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination.” This explains to the audience that still hundred years later from President Abraham Lincoln speech about slavery things have not changed and people are still looking down on Africans. King wants everyone to know that every human is the same black or white and they all should have the same rights as one…
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