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Martin Luther Kings I Have a Dream delivers a powerful message driven by dreams of brotherhood and equality The speech not only appeals to the same dreams shared by his listeners but also to their sense of reason and understanding that their goal is to right and undeniable wrong Through different analogies and historical references Dr King is able to create a stirring and emotional speech sure to bring out the best in all who listen to it King goes to great lengths to draw valid comparisons between the Negros plight and of all things banking By doing this Dr King is able to simplify what could be construed as a complex argument into the basic process of cashing a check However in the Kings speech the person giving out the check is America and much to his and the Negro peoples discontent the check is being returned for insufficient funds King believes that once the check can be cashed the Negro people will be able to demand the riches of freedom and security of justice King continues to make more analogies when he begins to draw comparisons between freedom and nature King believes that that black people should rise from the dark and desolate valley of segregation to the sunlit path of racial justice This is an appeal to those not in the fight to rise up and begin demanding justice No one should have to live their lives in a desolate valley but rather should escape the quicksands of racial injustice and climb the solid rock of brotherhood King even goes on to describe the racial climate as a sweltering summer which will not pass to autumn until freedom and equality are there for all to share This can be seen as a warning to the movements opposition that yes the Negro people are infuriated and will fight though peacefully until justice has rained down across the land It is these easily
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