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‘I Have a Dream’ speech by Martin Luther King (analysis - pt 2/2)

On 28 August 1963, Martin Luther King stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC to tell a vast crowd of his supporters about his dream of racial equality. Benjamin Zephaniah deconstructs Martin Luther King's famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, examining his use of contrasting pairs, biblical references, simple language and repetition.

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5 minutes