Letter From Birmingham Jail By George Orwell And Martin Luther King Jr.

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What is the language? The language is a most powerful weapon that we can used for to create a great impact on others; moreover, it could be influenced over and over the time. In “Politics and the English Language”, George Orwell stated that language is a reflection of our culture and society. On the contrary, in “Letter from Birmingham Jail”, Martin Luther King, Jr. shows his belief about the segregation and tried to bring his community up to against the unjust law. In the both texts, George Orwell and Martin Luther King, Jr. both shows that political leaders use the language to empower the individuals in society by making an encouragement to bring them together and convince them to believe as his or her belief.
George Orwell believes that language reveals current culture. For example, he states, “But an effect can come a cause, reinforcing the original cause and producing the same effect in an intensified form, and so on
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strongly expresses his belief by using his words to impact the individual. For example, he states, “Anyone who lives inside the United States can never considered an outsider” (Page X). As we known, Martin Luther King, Jr. is a political leader, who leading the Civil Rights Movement. In “Letter from Birmingham Jail”, he puts a lot of emotions in it and tries to tell all African Americans that they have right as other races whose live in the United States. Just like that quote, he wrote down a short and concise sentence, but with a great influence to others. Martin Luther King, Jr. tries to convince people against unjust law as to what he encourages. In “Letter from Birmingham Jail”, he states, “Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever. The urge for freedom will eventually come. This is what has happened to the American Negro” (Page X). This means he tried using the facts to convince African American to stand up and achieve their goal together. Those two things are they never did

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