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Summary Of LA: I Have A Dream Assignment

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Damian Neft March 24, 2017 LA: I Have a Dream Assignment During the speech, King compared a promissory note to the Constitution and Declaration of Independence. His intent on addressing this was to explain that the words in these documents were meant to belong to every American citizen. King uses the metaphor “check” to describe that the country owes equality to African Americans. But the “check that King is talking about is a bad one. He says African Americans were given a check that did not work and was basically useless for them. Usually in banks when given a bad check they return it saying “insufficient funds”. King’s main purpose of using all these metaphors was to compares a bank to justice. King sums it up by describing this bank
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