The Advocates of Peace Introductory Paragraph Rhetorical devices in speeches are the strong points that strengthen the value of the individual and the speech itself. With the correct use of such devices, the person doing the speech can change nations with just his/her words. For example, Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech changed the way Americans think about each other. After his death, King’s legacy has been strengthened by many of his followers and other famous figures who live, or lived, by his words. "Remarks on the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr." by Robert F. Kennedy was one of the most impressive speeches ever written because of the use of effective rhetorical devices such as repetition, pathos, and a strong purpose. His emotional words and the continuous reminders of the horrifying incident moved his audience and forced them to question their ideals and misconceptions. Body Paragraphs Main idea # 1 – With the use of repetition throughout his speech, Robert F. Kennedy was able to strengthen his speech and make sure that his words were not to be taken lightly a. His use of the same sentences in his speech served as a continuous reminder of his goals and his feelings for the nation and Martin Luther King Jr.
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