Rhetorical In I Have A Dream By Martin Luther King

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To have segregation is to separate two things by color or because something is different. The civil rights movement was a time or great segregation and the african americans were the victims they were treated as a object with no rights, The civil rights movement was in hopes that all races could be equal and no one will be separated by skin color or the way they are there race. The civil rights movement was greatly contributed to by Dr king jr. People where fighting in the civil rights movement not for power but for equality they did not use violence they used their voice their soul they knew what was going on was wrong. In the civil rights movement many people who supported it used rhetoric in many ways. Dr king used the appeal to emotions , Pathos to bring the advice to a understanding and a realization that this cruelness must stop. Rhetoric is to persuade or to bring a impressive effect on the audience. Authors may use rhetoric in their texts or speeches to make an audience feel a way, And to make there words cause change.
To provoke is to give a reason , to have a why we should do this. Authors in there text will provoke their audience in different ways. In the speech “I have a dream” by martin luther king jr. the author uses pathos to provoke his audience. In the speech Martin states “ five score years ago, a great american, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today. Signed the emancipation proclamation.. But one hundred years later, the Negro still is not free”. In

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