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  • King's Argument
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    Martin Luther King Jr. : Letter From the Birmingham Jail On April 16th of 1963, an imprisoned Martin Luther King Jr. began to write a response to a letter that was published in a local newspaper from eight clergymen. These men scorned Dr. King's protests calling them unwise and untimely. Through his letter King expressed his ideas and reasons for his actions. Most of his ideas were influenced by the philosophies taught by Aristotle. In the second and third paragraphs, Dr. King established his si...
  • Just And Unjust Law Paragraph
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    Research on Martin Luther King, Jr. And "The Letter from the Birmingham Jail" Introduction To me, Martin Luther King, Jr. is not an unfamiliar name. His famous speech "I've a dream" is partly selected as our English text in China. Although I know he is well known for the strong and affective words, "Letter from Birmingham Jail" still gave me a very deep impression. It is perfectly organized in a logical and thoughtful arrangement. On the other hand, the words are strong and full of real, impress...
  • Argument Martin Luther King
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    Dr. Martin Luther King Junior's, "Letter from Birmingham Jail" is a widely read persuasive text. In the spring of 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. and many other demonstrators were hauled off to jail because of the direct action they took in order to stop the racial injustice that was happening. When King was criticized by a group of white clergymen who blamed him for precipitating the violence, he wrote letter of reply to his colleagues, who were bishops, reverends, and a rabbi. This letter was to...
  • King's A Letter From Birmingham City Jail
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    King's 'A Letter From Birmingham City Jail': An Analysis Arturo Menendez Martin Luther King Jr., one of the greatest speakers for the Black civil rights movement, had written many great works in his time. Two of his pieces stand out as his greatest works, Letter from Birmingham City Jail; a letter written from a jail in Birmingham where he was arrested for demonstrating peacefully, to clergymen who didn't agree with his views, andI Have a Dream; a speech given by King in front of the Washington ...
  • Letter From Birmingham
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    Martin Luther King Jr., is one of the most recognized, if not the greatest civil rights activist in this century. He has written papers and given speeches on the civil rights movement, but one piece stands out as one of his best writings. "Letter from Birmingham" was an intriguing letter written by King in jail in the city of Birmingham, Alabama. He was responding to a letter written by eight Alabama Clergyman that was published in a Birmingham Alabama newspaper in 1963 regarding the demonstrati...
  • Dr Martin Luther King Jr
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    Darren PilatoAdv. Writing 201 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Paper With his constant pursuit for civil rights, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. helped bridge the gap between races during the 1960's. (It was) His unique approach of using nonviolent protests (to) helped create an awareness of the inequalities the African Americans had to endure during this time period. In 1963, King went to Birmingham, Alabama to engage in a nonviolent protest (there), yet before he could perform the (protest D use synonym ...
  • Edmund's False Letter
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    King Lear: The Use of Letters William Shakespeare used letters as a dramatic device to reveal the characters' loyalty and betrayal in his play King Lear. The purpose of the letter is to develop the plot and reveal the characters' attributes. Three letters help to develop the plot and reveal the characters of Edmund, Gloucester, Goneril and Albany. The first letter that appeared on the stage is Edmund's false letter. The letter talked about Edgar's plan to kill to his father, Gloucester. Edmund m...
  • White And Black American Society
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    'Martin Luther King Jr.'s letter from Birmingham Jail, which was written in April 16, 1963, is a passionate letter that addresses and responds to the issue and criticism that a group of white clergymen had thrown at him and his pro- black American organization about his and his organization's non- violent demonstrative actions against racial prejudice and injustice among black Americans in Birmingham. King writes the letter to defend his organization's actions and the letter is also an appeal to...
  • King's Letter
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    Summary of "Letter from Birmingham Jail" by Martin Luther King, Jr. In Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail, he responds to a letter entitled Statement by Alabama Clergymen. In King's letter, he makes it clear that he does not usually answer letters of criticism, but because this one came from educated men he felt the need to clarify his purposes, actions, and goals of this civil rights campaign. King first states he is in Birmingham because he has affiliates there who asked him...
  • Squares With The Moral Law
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    This time he uses religious leaders such as St Augustine, St Thomas Aquinas, Martin Buber and Paul Tillich as examples to get his idea across. He says that a just law is a man made code that squares with the moral law or the law of God. An unjust law is a code that is out of harmony with the moral law. He then uses Adolph Hitler to show that even though he committed heinous things, they were not against the law and everything the Hungarian freedom fighters did was against the law. He wants them ...
  • Right Of The American Colonies
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    "This history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpation, all having, in direct object, the establishment of an absolute tyranny over these States". Quoted from the Declaration of Independence, it reflects the Americans' conviction that King George denied the right of the American colonies to govern themselves through their own elected legislatures. In addition, the creators of this document continue to explain the king's failure at securing the colonie...
  • King's Letter From Birmingham Jail
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    Martin Luther King's Letter from Birmingham Jail has powerful and complicated rhetorical appeal. The letter addresses the concerns and complaints of the white clergy of the South who question both King's tactics and message during a protest march in Birmingham. However, on a deeper level the letter speaks to the public in general especially the white moderates in the South who have political influence. King uses a mixture of rhetorical appeal. He establishes his credibility and uses personal exa...
  • Martin Luther King
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    Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963 at a sit-in demonstration. He came to the town of Birmingham to help his African-American brothers receive the rights and dreams that they had always deserved. While in jail, he wrote the influential "Letter from Birmingham Jail". This letter is historical in every sense of the word. From his language and knowledge, to his extensive heartfelt experiences, this man was well-educated and beyond his time. The "Letter from Birmingha...
  • Confrontation Between Bellerophon And The Chimaera
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    As unlikely as it sounds today in 2003 AD, back in mythological times Bellerophon of Corinth became a courageous hero because of a murder he committed. In those times one could be purified of a crime by countering it with a good deed of equal magnitude. And so it was the orders of King Proetus that determined Bellerophon's fate. To relieve himself of his crimes against humanity, he was commanded to kill again. King Proetus had a few tasks in mind for Bellerophon. His first was to deliver a lette...
  • Civil Rights Movement Martin Luther King
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    Dr. Martin Luther King's letter from Birmingham Jail is a very controversial and disputable letter. He is trying to show the reader how bad African American people were oppressed in the civil rights movement in a more critical way of thinking. Where in the movie "Keep Your Eyes on the Prize". They show the civil rights movement in a more realistic and physical way. What he is also trying to show the reader is that discrimination and racism is a problem in society and it must be fixed. Martin Lut...
  • Martin Luther King
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    Analytical Analysis of Martin Luther King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" As the father of modern civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther king, Jr., is recognized around the world as a symbol of freedom and peace. Born on January 15, 1929, King was the son of an Atlanta pastor. King also received the Nobel Peace Prize in December of 1964. He was arrested in Birmingham, Alabama for participating in a march for which no permit was issued by city officials. On April 16th of 1963, an imprisoned Mar...

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