I Have A Dream Speech

“I Have a Dream’’ is a speech that was conveyed by Martin King Luther Jr., on 28th of August in the year 1963. The speech was conveyed in front of the memorial of Lincoln in Washington D.C (Adelman, 6). The iconic speech was in the context of how the essentiality of racial equality for individuals in the society for the co-existence of peace. In addition, the speech addressed the negative impacts of racism on the African American individuals. The march had been attended by over 250, 000 demonstrators and civil rights activists and it is described as the largest demonstration that has been viewed in the capital and associated with the highest media coverage (Adelman, 7). During the speech, Martin Luther particularly stressed the requirement for …show more content…
Martin’s speech was not connected to traditional speech values but it utilized a structure in which the audiences would be able to follow. The introduction of the speech was effective as it was fully able to set grounds on why the audiences should listen to the speech. He demonstrated his happiness having joined the audiences in the demonstration for freedom and the opening was effective in establishing the general intent of the presentation in general. The choice of the speech title was effective as it was the demonstration of the dream held by the audience of attaining a society that is characterized by racial equity (Durgut, 5). The effectiveness of the speech was attained by the utilization of a simple structure and language by King. His content was appropriately selected and organized to ensure that the main objective of the speech was achieved (Durgut, …show more content…
The message delivered by the speaker affected his audiences which can be viewed through the shouting and applauds as if they were in agreement to the speaker’s intentions. Through his message about discrimination as well as racial inequality he was able to cultivate the audiences fully. During the first section of his speech, he addressed mainly the historical facts of racial inequality and discrimination in the United States. This helped in drawing more attention to the audiences thus increasing their interest in what the speaker had to say. This, therefore, makes the introduction of the speech to be effective. Next, he got into delivering prophecies of the things that he believed would occur in the American society. this strategy appealed the general feelings of the audience thus making it a focus topic as the topic that was being addressed was a serious one and among those topics that were not normally discussed in the open grounds. The speaker utilized adequate delivery skills because he understood clearly when and how to deliver each argument. The speaker clearly understood that the topic that he was addressing was very critical and sensitive (Adelman, 6). Therefore, he utilized a well-structured and a very careful speech that only addressed the needs of his audiences without offending their

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