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Revision for king paper. Also, King uses his successful use of parallelism to create a flow in his writing. Parallelism can be defined as the use of identical or equivalent syntactic constructions in corresponding clauses or phrases. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” For example, on page five of the letter, “…who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice.” This statement uses similar sentence structure to create a flow in the words. The words “negative peace” correspond to the words “positive peace” and the words “absence of tension” correspond to the words “presence of justice.” This use of similar sentence structure and corresponding clauses/phrases allows the audience to better comprehend what the writer
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Unformatted text preview: is trying to say because it draws the reader in to develop an interest in the subject. King, however, uses this grammatical technique many times in his writing. Parallelism can be found throughout his writing. This use of parallelism allows the reader to see that King is not backing down in his efforts. King successfully shows the reader that in a difficult time period filled with unacceptable people ignoring justice, he will never back down in his journey to gain brotherhood. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. The parallelism he displays in his letters, speeches, and writings defend his beliefs and attempt to draw the reader in to join his efforts....
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course WRT 104 Sectio taught by Professor Meidland during the Fall '08 term at Rhode Island.

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