As most good writers do, Martin Luther King uses some rhetorical devices in his "I Have a Dream" speech to make it moving and memorable. There are three terms to learn in this tutorial: repetition, imagery, and parallelism. Take notes and be ready to share and discuss.
Here is King's famous speech. Most people have heard parts of this speech. Read through the entire thing.
Repetition is the repeating of words or phrases. Repetition is easy to identify. Look in King's speech for three examples.
Write them in your notes.
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