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  • Great Speech By King
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    I Have a Dream Analysis Everybody has a dream, but not every one of them will come true. One of the most famous quotes in modern time, and also one of the most influential speeches ever given on the earth was given on a the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D. C on August 28th 1963. The great speech was given by Martin Luther King Jr. who his time on earth to prove that all people are equal. Martin Luther used different parts of the English language to enhance the meaning of his speech and bring ou...
  • Dr Martin Luther King Jr
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    The Man, the Dream, the Legend: Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. not only spoke with purpose but also with a style unlike any others. He was an inspirational speaker and a motivational leader. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., due to his importance in the civil rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's, motivated masses with his tremendous speeches and actions. Dr. King utilized his charisma and inspirational tactics to change the views and beliefs of a nation and to lead his people th...
  • Black Population A Bad Check
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    The famous speech of Martin Luther King The famous speech", I Have a Dream", was held in 1963 by a powerful leader of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950's and 60's. He was born January 15, 1929 the son of an Atlanta Pastor. Martin Luther King Jr. always insisted on nonviolent resistance and always tried to persuade others with his nonviolent beliefs. In 1963, King spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and almost 200,000 people attended his speech. All his listeners were Civil Rights su...
  • Lincoln's Speech And King's Speech
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    Lincoln's "Emancipation Proclamation" and King's "I Have a Dream" speech have many similarities and differences between them. The "Emancipation Proclamation" was written in 1862 and given on January 1, 1863. This famous document freed the all African-Americans from slavery. The "I Have a Dream" speech written and given in 1963 dealt with equality and the way people were treated. Both speeches were similar in that they were both positive speeches. They both tried to be uplifting and pushed for no...
  • Martin Luther Kings Speech
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    ? I Have a Dream? I have a dream. Now used as common allusions, some people do not realize how much the phrase has changed the way society functions. There are many things in this speech? I Have a Dream? that makes it stand out, repetition and referring to issues that affected not only African Americans, but also all types of people. Segregation once and still is a problem today; at one time African American's were not allowed to sit or do anything with the white people. Racial inequality preclu...
  • King's Speeches
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    One of the world's best known advocates of non-violent social change strategies, Martin Luther King, Jr., used a combination of many highly admirable qualities to convey his message of equality and advance the fight for civil liberties both in the United States and throughout the world. His quest for knowledge and mission to enlighten others brought about rational and non-destructive social change; his speeches and remarks stirred the concern and sparked the conscience of a generation; his chari...
  • Delivery And Language Of King's Speeches
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    Martin Luther King There are many important things that shape the delivery of your speech. Among the most important parts of delivery involved are voice production and articulation. Other important parts of delivery include methods, gestures, eye contact, and the clothing that you wear. Martin Luther King Jr. is considered one of the most influential speakers of this century. The delivery and language of King's speeches has earned him this label. In the next paragraph I shall examine King's deli...
  • Emotion At Points In His Speech
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    When given the assignment to select and critique a speech given by another, immediately I thought to choose someone who was obviously successful with his speech and memorable. For to be both well fitting for the assignment and interesting to me. The speeches that I chose were both containing of passionate sentiments, yet two different messages. I'll begin with a speech given by Adolph Hitler in 1934. Upon first impression when Hitler first takes the podium, he appears a nervous yet calm man, who...
  • King's Speech
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    Does Martin Luther King's preacher style of Speaking take away the spirit And tone of his famous"I have a dream" speech? ByR. Ernie Lee Composition II English 12203/04/05 From Doctor King's speech, I quote: " This is the faith that I go back to the South With. And with this faith we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope. With this faith we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful brother hood. With this faith we will be able to w...
  • King's Dream
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    Brainard 1 Craig Brainard Mrs. Robinson Junior Honors English 8 January 1998 Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Junior stepped up to the podium in Washington D.C. to deliver one of the most famous and influential speeches of our time. The crowd of over 200,000 listened to his "I Have a Dream" speech, in which King attempted to convince people to live together in peace and understanding of one another. This was one of his many successful non-violent demonstration...
  • Reasons For King's Speech
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    In writing the famous "I Have a Dream" speech, Martin Luther King Jr. Clarifies the importance of equality. The purpose of this speech is to inform the public that equality among all is vital for a virtuous society. King brings to the attention of all that "the Negro still is not free... the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination". Although this speech is approximately 40 years old, the subject matter continues to trouble our gre...
  • Martin Luther King Jr
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    In Loving Memory of Martin Luther King Jr. 'I had a Dream' This man "Martin Luther King Jr. is known for the man that had a dream. This world famous speech "I had a Dream" was delivered in the steps at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. This is one of many historical moments identified with Martin Luther King Jr. during the history of civil rights. He was a prime mover of the Montgomery bus boycott, a key speaker at the March on Washington, and the youngest Nobel Peace P...
  • Most Influential Speeches
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    On August 28, 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., Martin Luther King Jr. gave one of the most influential speeches of all time. 250,000 people came together in Washington D.C. to support the pending civil rights legislation, and witness King's soon to be famous address. Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" is filled with incredibly powerful and thought provoking words. He stresses the urgency that his people stand up immediately for their rights because, "Now is the t...
  • Use Of Parallelism
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    "But one hundred years later, we must face the tragic fact that the Negro is still not free. One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination. One hundred years later, the Negro lives on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity. One hundred years later, the Negro is still languishing in the corners of American society and finds himself an exile in his own land". The main th...
  • King's Speech
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    In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. preached his famous speech "I Have a Dream". His astonishing speech touched many citizens of our nation about the racial injustice in our nation continuing since the Emancipation Proclamation. In order to seek and fulfill the hearts of many citizens through his speech, King developed a powerful speech that contained metaphors to persuade his audience. King used reference to the Bible and other sources th...
  • King And Lincoln's Speeches
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    "Speeches have the power to change the way an audience feels about a certain topic. It is through the effective use of rhetoric that this is achieved". If a speech achieves this, the speech can be considered as successful. Therefore the quote is only relevant for successful speeches. Successful speeches also have to be relevant to its audience and appropriate to its contexts. Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and Martin Luther King Jnr.'s I have a dream are two examples of successful speeches...

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