OBSCENITY Essay

OBSCENITY Essay

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One of the most difficult of all freedom of speech problems has been the subject of obscenity and where to draw a line.  An extensive selection of tests have been used by different justices to establish what is legally unacceptable obscenity, and for long phases of time, no particular approach controlled the support of a majority of the Court. (more…)

The Story of a Good Little Boy by Mark Twain

The Story of a Good Little Boy by Mark Twain

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The deaths of all the good boys did not deter Jacob, as he most fervently desired to become one of those good little boys with a book written on him. His dream was to be pictured on different pages giving alms to the poor and being nice to a bad boy. However, the thing that made him feel uneasy was the death of all good boys. He wanted to live and he knew that it was not normal to be so good, the dilemma he faced was that if he died he would not be able to see himself in the book, if on the other hand if the book came out in his lifetime then it would not be popular as it would not have his funeral. So he decided to do as much good as he possibly could till he was alive and even had his dying speech ready. (more…)

The Story of a Good Little Boy by Mark Twain

Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have a Dream”

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In his world-renowned speech, “I Have A Dream,” Martin Luther King Jr. describes his reflection of present-day America and his hopes of the future by dramatizing the disgraceful situation in which America is consumed. In 1963, when this speech was being given to the 200, 000 demonstrators that crowded Washington, D.C., racism was very high, despite the Emancipation Proclamation that had been signed one hundred years earlier. His essay was a major milestone in American history and serves as a cornerstone to the beginning of equality in America. King’s proposal to the American people of the 1960’s is one of many strong rhetorical strategies used, defined and well rounded by the frequent use of imagery and comparing and contrasting past, present, and future America. (more…)

“I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King

“I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King

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  • Give examples of THREE emotional appeals that MLK makes in “I Have a Dream.”

Rhetorical appeal:

King makes use of rhetorical speech, whereby he asks a question to change the tone of his voice, yet answers it himself. This is a trademark of any good sermon. In response to his question of satisfaction he repeats on seven consecutive occasions; “We can never be satisfied”. This style reinforces the urgency of how his community feels. King adopts a humanitarian style of preaching he refers to his own children and other fundamentals such as ‘water; which is a basic human need. His deep expression of dissatisfaction climaxes when he bellows, “justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream”. (more…)