Essay on Rhetorical Analysis of the Letter from Birmingham Jail

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Letter from Birmingham Jail is a letter that explains the controversy that occurred when the clergymen purportedly criticized Luther’s entrance into Birmingham. Luther King Jr writes this letter to the clergymen who had insinuated that the situation of racial discrimination was in control by the law administrators and was not to be intervened by King and his group, the outsiders. The letter is published by the program of Teaching American History - Ashland University and dated on the day and date upon which the letter was written. The statement from the author may be excerpted from his argument that I am here for organizational ties and because there are lots of injustice here and I’m here to restore and fight for human rights (The …show more content…
Letter from Birmingham Jail is a letter that explains the controversy that occurred when the clergymen purportedly criticized Luther’s entrance into Birmingham. Luther King Jr writes this letter to the clergymen who had insinuated that the situation of racial discrimination was in control by the law administrators and was not to be intervened by King and his group, the outsiders. The letter is published by the program of Teaching American History - Ashland University and dated on the day and date upon which the letter was written. The statement from the author may be excerpted from his argument that I am here for organizational ties and because there are lots of injustice here and I’m here to restore and fight for human rights (The Atlantic Monthly, 79).
The Letter from Birmingham jail seeks to answer the clergymen’s inquiries on the presence of King in Birmingham. In the letter, the King explained to the clergymen that he is in the city to restore sanity and reclaim the Negros’ rights, to fight for democracy and human rights respect for all. The clergymen had criticized the activities of King Jr and referred to them as “untimely and unwise” something which King gives first priority in his work and came out very clear in the letter (The Atlantic Monthly, 80). Therefore in this writing, I will explore on how the King used the literal tools as ethos, logos, pathos and others to clearly show the content, mood and situation of writing the letter and to res[pond to the
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