Besides inspiring the crowd the use of imagery painted a picture in their mind

Besides inspiring the crowd the use of imagery

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reaction. Besides inspiring the crowd, the use of imagery painted a picture in their mind, and evoked feelings of guilt for the treatment of African Americans in such a horrid way for so long. Comparing and contrasting
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Preston 3 light and dark to the situation, then connecting the two was a brilliant technique that King took advantage of. When all these elements combine , King put together a compelling argument that must have swayed his listeners towards his direction of thinking. Conclusively, MLK Jr. ended his speech by painting a distant dream of an improved and unprejudiced future of racial harmony, integration, and inclusion across all ethnicities and backgrounds. King’s speech carried with it a influential, powerful, and uplifting tone that forever changed America’s outlook on racial injustice and inequality. King demonstrated how banding together as one and being loving and caring towards one another could prevail, as opposed to hatred and negativity. His purpose is achieved through the use of the rhetorical devices he chose, which emboldened his speech and gave it strength. People around the world continue to recognize and admire the significance of this iconic address, as well as the transformation and sense of equality it brought to not only to America, but the world.
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