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    Hanh Nguyen ENGL-1300-SEC001 March1, 2013 Journal 3 Find examples of ethos, pathos, logos in “Public Statement by Eight Alabama Clergymen” from Language Matter page 400-401 In the 1950s, a massive national effort, the Civil Rights Movement, for all blacks, which were leading by a great leader...
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  • Martin Luther King Letter from Birmingham Jail
    Birmingham Jail The eight Alabama clergymen wrote a public statement to express their feelings about the actions of Martin Luther King Jr. and his followers. They felt the demonstrations he was leading were unnecessary and the racial issues in the city of Birmingham could be resolved through the citizens...
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  • Letter from Birmingham Jail
    was asked by an Alabama group to come to Birmingham and participate in a "nonviolent direct-action program". He and members of his organization joined The Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights and organized non-violent protests against racial segregation in Birmingham, Alabama. Because of these...
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  • Martin Luther King
    responded to a published statement signed by eight of his fellow clergymen that castigated him for his involvement in Civil Rights protests that took place in Birmingham, Alabama, which is the reason why King was arrested. King’s response to the allegations of these clergymen is considered to be a masterpiece...
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  • Letter From a Birmingham Jail
    Birmingham Jail Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote an open letter to his fellow clergymen in April, 1963 after bring arrested for protesting segregation in Birmingham, Alabama. His letter was in response to statements the clergymen had made condemning and criticizing King for his “unwise and untimely”protests...
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  • letter from birminingham jail
    Martin Luther King Jr. on April 16, 1963. It is a passionate letter that addresses and responds to the issue and criticism that a group of white clergymen had thrown at him and his pro-black American organization. They criticized King about him and his organization’s non-violent demonstrative actions...
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  • Martin Luther King Jr Essay
    jailed after leading a major protest against unfair hiring practices in Birmingham, Alabama. King was serving as president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and was requested by a fellow affiliate, The Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights, to participate and "engage in [what they called]...
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  • Letter from Birmingham Jail Mlk
    King Jr. creates a powerful response to a statements from eight white Alabama clergymen opposing his sit-ins and marches in Birmingham, Alabama. In the letter King is defending his peaceful demonstrations and stance on nonviolence. According to the clergymen, everyone should live life by common sense...
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  • Rhetorical Analysis
    was the leader of non violent protests in Birmingham Alabama. While King was imprisoned he wrote a response to a statement that eight white Alabama clergymen had made criticizing his presence and actions in Birmingham. King responded to the clergymen by writing the "Letter from Birmingham Jail" this is...
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  • A Call Unity
    Luther King Jr. wrote a letter to his fellow Clergymen in Alabama titled “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” This letter was in response to his Civil rights movement that was being carried out in Birmingham Alabama. On 12 April 1963, eight Clergymen from Alabama wrote a letter that was published in a Birmingham...
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  • Rhetorical appeals
    This letter is in response to eight clergymen who believe King and his followers should stop their pursuit for the Civil Rights movement. The clergymen express to King that their efforts are “unwisely and untimely” and that he should stop. Even though the clergymen do agree with King on the segregation...
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  • Martin Luther
    retailers in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. King was the president of the Southern Christian Leadership Council that helped organize the protest along with the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights.Dr. King wrote the letter in a response to a statement that eight white clergymen"four bishops, three ministers...
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  • Letter to Birmingham Jail
    King Jr.’s "Letter from Birmingham Jail," He’s responding to a statement made by clergymen in Alabama about his dealings in Birmingham, Alabama. In this letter King uses rational ideas, moral values, and emotion to establish to the clergymen as well as the "white moderate" why civil rights should be granted...
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  • community essay
    movement had many key moments but one that stands out which helped black and white communities becomes equal was a demonstration held in Birmingham Alabama. This demonstration included children and the idea was to provoke mass arrests and create a situation so crisis packed that it would inevitably open...
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  • Letter from a Birmingham Jail
    He was using all three parts of rhetoric speech (Pathos, Logos, and Ethos) in his letter from Birmingham jail. However, he was using very strong statements to explain status of African Americans in society. He was writing this letter in plural, trying to show that he is not alone, mainly to illustrate...
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  • Public Statement April 12, 1963
    The public statement made on April 12, 1963 to Martin Luther King, Jr., by the eight Alabama clergymen, is what some people would call (Weasel Words). Now I believe these statements were put forth to make him feel bad and feel responsible for all the underlying hatred that was so prevalent during that...
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  • Martin Luther King Jr's Most Effectual Appeal in the
    After the Birmingham, Alabama newspaper published "The Public Statement by Eight Alabama Clergymen" calling Martin Luther King Jr.'s activities "unwise and untimely," King wrote a response back from jail arguing each point the clergymen had made in their "Public Statement." In the "Letter from Birmingham...
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  • Letter from Birmingham Excerpts
    occurring in the Birmingham prison. King writes this letter to the Clergymen by responding to a statement that was made in which they had described Mr. King as “unwise and untimely”. Martin Luther King in the excerpts explains to the clergymen how in Birmingham jail there was discrimination against blacks...
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  • Rhetorical Analysis of "Letter to Birmingham Jail" by Martin Luther King Jr.
    and other African Americans have encountered, along with multiple references to the Bible and American history to appeal to his audience, eight Alabama clergymen who wrote a published response condemning King’s actions against segregation, to make them sympathize and logically see why the Civil Rights Movement...
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  • Reverend's Retort to Rectors
    That very same day, eight clergymen wrote a statement which was published in the local newspaper recommending that the local black community “withdraw support from these demonstrations, and to unite locally in working peacefully for a better Birmingham”(Clergymen). The clergymen also stated, “When rights...
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