Martin Luther King in "The Contact Zone " Analytical Essay by hicaliber

Martin Luther King in "The Contact Zone "
This paper describes Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech as analyzed by Mary Louise Pratt in her essay "Arts of the Contact Zone."
# 95822 | 1,316 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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Description:

This paper introduces, discusses, and analyzes Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech as presented in Mary Louise Pratt's essay "Arts of the Contact Zone." The paper gives a brief description of King's life and the impact his speech had on the civil rights movement. The reviewer defines Pratt's term "autoethnographic text" which was used in the essay to describe the speech. The paper then outlines and analyzes King's speech, using quotations. The paper concludes by stating that King felt black and white Americans had far more commonalities than differences.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • King, Martin Luther. "I Have a Dream." University of Groningen. 21 Nov. 2004. 6 Nov. 2006. < http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/D/1951-1975/mlk/dream.htm >
  • Pratt, Mary Louise. "Arts of the Contact Zone." University of Florida. 1999. 6 Nov. 2006. < http://www.nwe.ufl.edu/~stripp/2504/pratt.html >

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