Com 300 2.11

Com 300 2.11 - Com 300 2.11.10 Notes: Selby Article -Opened...

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Com 300 2.11.10 Notes: Selby Article -Opened with a setting of the scene, it was very detailed (made it feel as though you were there) - Gives a lot of context - Expressing the importance of narrative, and how a story can move an audience - MLK used the story of Exodus and their escape from the Egyptians - they were able to overcome - Christianity was a unifying theme - Demonstrated that even during the worst possible situations, God can help overcome -Empowered the audience -Helped them realize it was God ordained -Sacrificing themselves because something in this world is wrong -There are times that God is going to call you to act, and not just deal with the situations -MLK also calls them to action . -Made a parallel between Moses and Martin Luther King -This is a textual analysis! -Selby’s argument is that MLK’s speech was the trigger that caused people to rethink their lapse of action Selby employed King’s use of “narrative”
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