It was a cause that stood against injustice, oppression, and sought the freedom of all men. You express a great deal of anxiety over our willingness to break laws. The innocence of a young kid is being taken hostage as seen from the example. Martin Luther King's audience in the letter were the clergymen who are men of religion. Among the actions taken by the Civil Rights Movement included marches, bus boycotts, sit-ins and other kinds of demonstrations, all conducted in a non-violent form. Student Instructions Create a storyboard that shows examples of ethos, pathos, and logos from the text.
He explicitly pointed out that civil disobedience was necessary and timely. Birmingham, Alabama, Christianity, Civil disobedience 1213 Words 4 Pages Martin Luther King's Rhetorical Modes in: Letter from Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King wrote a letter while in Birmingham Jail, this was received on April 16, 1963. How does Martin Luther King Jr. The laws during the time was unjustified. The purpose is to hopefully get the backup from powerful religious leaders and end segregation.
These are three forms of persuasion that are used to influence others to agree with a particular point of view. Logos are the words we use, the clarity of the message itself, the credible arguments used and the supporting evidence on which our arguments are built. The point is that it must be penned in a way that can touch the humanness of the reader. King is best remembered for his sonorous voice, towering metaphors, and rousing emotional appeals, inside every speech, sermon, and letter of his is a thoughtful, logical argument. Now, there is nothing wrong in having an ordinance which requires a permit for a parade. The teacher can write notes on exit slips to affirm students' correct answers or clarify misconceptions and return before the summative assessment.
Audience: The Clergymen and supporters of the civil rights movement. I eventually became the poster child for the new campus. In any nonviolent campaign there are four basic steps: collection of the facts to determine whether injustices exist; negotiation; self purification; and direct action. His response was composed under difficult circumstances, in a jail cell with limited paper. It turns out that, according to the statement from the clergymen, Dr. Pass out the entrance ticket the day before the lesson to see what your students know. After the students write down King's use of logos in the rest of Part 2, the teacher shows their examples of logos and asks the students to add these examples to their notes.
Here you can go to 'Guided Practice' Step 1, in which you'll have students get in pairs to read the rest of part one and practice highlighting King's efforts to establish his own ethos and draw on his audience's ethos, and writing out what the effect would be on his audience and his argument. He was responding to his fellow clergymen after they called him unwise and untimely. African American, Civil disobedience, Law 862 Words 3 Pages the Letter from Birmingham Jail Written by Martin Luther King Jr. Each print advertisement or commercial conveys a particular message that is connected with the marketing objective of the advertiser. The argument calls for police men and whites to be calm and collective and to handle problems the way they have been.
So we had no alternative except that of preparing for direct action, whereby we would present our very bodies as a means of laying our case before the conscience of the local and national community. In his counter argument, King strategically used logical evidence, emotional aspects. I was looking forward to finally getting to go to school again. King knew how to rhetoric the you-know-what out of speeches. This is a very precise definition of just vs. He first with logical Logos aspects in his letter from jail.
He takes up for his cause in Birmingham, and his belief that nonviolent direct action is the best way to make changes happen. We have some eighty-five affiliate organizations all across the South, one being the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights. This letter was part of the stand which was branded as the Civil Rights Movement. King was put into jail because of the peaceful protests he led. King was persuasive due to his genuine nature and passion for his work, which is easily communicated in his writing.
His inspiration for writing the letter was the clergymen's unjust proposals and the letter allowed him to present his rebuttal. Students will display their knowledge as well as any misunderstandings about how King uses ethos, logos and pathos and King's purpose via the Exit Slip and by circling on the scale their level of mastery with the material. How does Martin Luther King Jr. In our commercial we used ethos, pathos, logos, and rhetorical devices to convince our audience that our product will provide them with improvement in their musical performances. King addresses his audience with by treating them as equals in status and stature.