The I have a Dream Speech by Martin Lther King Jr.
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FREEDOM, LEADER, KING
How would it feel if you were always picked last or made fun of for how you look? In the speech, “I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King Jr., he stands up for all the black kids or darker skin kids who are not treated equally by society. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered this speech on August 28, 1963 in Washington DC. The purpose of this speech is to influence awareness of how non-whites are treated. Most whites didn’t care what happened, but when King read his speech he used many rhetorical techniques such as alliteration, allusion, amplification, antithesis, metaphor, and parallelism. Martin Luther King Jr. was always a great speaker no matter how small or big the crowd, especially during this speech, where he was in front of millions of people just speaking his mind and how he feels. Martin Luther King Jr. has used a great deal of visualization to help his audience understand the importance of basic human rights for all races. Martin Luther King did not grow up where he was viewed equally or where he can just walk around not feeling like he was going to get beat up, he had to work hard to become successful in life. King was born January 15,1927 in Atlanta, Georgia. When He turned 15 he went to Morehouse College for early admission! He got a BA degree in Sociology, a BA of Divinity, which qualified him to become a pastor, and a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology. Segregation is defined in the dictionary as the action or state of setting someone or