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“LET FREEDOM RING” Reyana Terrazas pd 2 English 9 2/15/16 Martin Luther King Jr.'s I have a dream speech is known to be one of the greatest speeches in history. He displays many examples of rhetorical strategies while getting his point out there. The king states that now is the time the country becomes whole including whites and blacks. While MLK is very blunt and subtle with his choice of words for his speech it had a great impact on the world. My three favorite rhetorical strategies Martin used was anthesis, anaphora, and metaphor. Anthesis is a contest of ideas expressed by A parallelism of words that are opposite of each other. The king states "now militancy must not leaf ur to distrust all white people , Have come to realize that the destiny is tied up with our destiny (page 2 paragraph 2). The quote above says that although majority of white people treat color people poorly some consider them as equals and are willing to help fight for their cause. Anaphora is the repetition of words. While MLK has many anaphoras in his speech I find "let freedom ring (page 5 paragraph 1-12) is the most powerful of all. To let freedom ring is to have the waves of justice flow into every country
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