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Unformatted text preview: awareness of the urgency of the moment and the ability to make sudden alterations to his plans. This skill helped King establish a rapport with his ever-changing audience so that he could consistently communicate on a meaningful level, a skill that was demonstrated at the March. What is also apparent in "I Have Dream" is King's deep commitment to scholarship he earned a Ph.D. from Boston University. King was clearly well versed in both American history and religious scripture, and he seamlessly weaves references to both into the fabric of his oration. Overall, "I Have a Dream" can be held up as a masterful creative work in itself; its dramatic structure coupled with its image-laden content render a remarkably moving piece of American literature that when read even outside of its original context still strongly resonates today....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course BUS 340 taught by Professor Dudu during the Spring '11 term at Grand Canyon.
- Spring '11