"I Have a Dream"
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This document provides an analysis of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech that focuses on King's use of language, including concrete words, metaphors, parallelism, and repetition. His use of a "crescendo ending" is also discussed.
From the Paper:"In modern oratory, the speech "I Have a Dream" delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. on August ... is held up as the gold standard of brilliant rhetoric and oratory. The strong rhetorical skills of democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is often compared to the oratory of King Jr. Delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, King's powerful speech marked a defining moment in the Civil Rights Movement. An analysis of King's speech demonstrates that one of the most significant reasons..."
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