Analyzing Persuasion

A reading of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech launches a study of rhetorical devices such as hyperbole, allusion, metaphor, simile, personification, connotative language and parallel structure. Class members then craft an essay in which they explain how King uses these devices to help him achieve his purpose.

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Grade
9th - 12th
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English Language Arts
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English
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