King chose these colloquial terms because he is explaining what the lon years

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nothingism.” King chose these colloquial terms because he is explaining what the long years of oppression have done to African Americans and what they must follow. Using these words made it easier for his audience to understand what he is saying since it is the way that people talk in his society. When he says “somebodiness” in paragraph 26 King is saying that the African Americans have been drained and are not being treated with respect and have adjusted to segregation. When King says “do nothingism” he is saying that he as well as many others need to not follow the “do-nothingism” of the complacent or the hatred and despair of the black nationalist. 5. The purpose that separates King’s distinction between “just” and “unjust” is that if a law was just, it was in accordance with a higher law and it uplifts human personality. In contrast, if it was an unjust law, it degrades human personality. King makes a clear distinction between the both of the descriptions since they share a close resemblance to the philosophy of the Romans during the empire.
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  • Spring '11
  • mrskane
  • Southern United States, Dr. King

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