View video – Martin Luther King: I Have a Dream Speech – August 28, 1963 [17:27 min.] and then complete the following.
In this course topic discussion forum, write a short critique of Dr. King’s speech. This speech is recognized as one of the most effective persuasive speeches in history, in part because of Dr. King’s powerful use of metaphor and imagery. Please focus your critical reflection on the nine cognate strategies in relation to the rhetorical context. To assist you with your analysis, you can find the transcript of Dr. King’s speech on The King Centre website.