Critical Thinking Essay
“I Have A Dream”
In 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have A Dream” speech, in hopes to convince the public that they need to fight for their freedom, and join together to end the segregation between races. I believe That Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech is persuasive in all three categories: a speech to inspire, a speech to convince and a speech of action.
A speech to inspire is described as a “…speech to influence listeners’ feelings or motivations” (Nelson 2011). In Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech he is trying to motive his listeners to fight for their rights as equal citizens. He uses an exam