Analysis Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have A Dream Speech

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If you were to ask one person to recall an event from exactly how they remembered it, then asked another person to do the same thing from the same event, do you think their stories would line up perfectly symmetrical? No, probably not, because each person has their own perspective and interpretations of what really happened, and their minds will not focus on the same things. This is what happened in my reviewing of two different editorials, based on one speech. People take away different things from the speech that I chose, “I Have A Dream” by Martin Luther King Jr., because they hear what they want to hear, and see what they want to see. For instance, how I view the speech is different. On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech that will forever live in infamy; “I Have A Dream”. The central idea of this speech is equality. Martin Luther King Jr. is speaking out against racism, inequality and freedom for black people. King’s very first line of the speech was “ I am happy to join with you today in what will go down as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation.” Right off the bat, King is stating what we will be …show more content…
This editorial talks about how the speech “I Have A Dream¨ was such a milestone, and how it influenced both the white and black audience. The author very clearly was in favor of the speech, saying such things as ¨It was breathtakingly courageous¨, ¨made people be better than they were¨, and ¨the speech´s enduring power to inspire.¨ The bias of the author was apparent in how he praised the way King helped push our society in a more accepting way, and bashed how, though better before, it is bitterly apparent in the justice system, earnings and unemployment that we are still not entirely equal. Their biased opinion is most likely based on his strong opposition of

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