"I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation."(king)
"This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice."(king)
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."(king)
The tone of his voice at the opening of his speech brought in the listeners and made me think that he had a lot of authority to be giving this speech.
"I say to you today, my friends, though, even though we face the difficultes of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the true meaning of its creed:" (king)
He was giving a statistic that told us that millions of black people are effected by this bad inequality.
"Five Score years ago a great American in whose symbolic shadow we stand today signed the Emancipation Proclamation"(king)
This is pathos because he made a connection to his children that would give an emotional appeal. He was showing he cared for his children and doesn't want them to live in a country that is not equal.
"But one hundred years later, the Negro still is not free. One hundred years later, the life of the Negro is still sadly crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination. One hundred years later, the Negro lives on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity."(king)
The way the croud fired up when he gave this part of his speech made me believe that they agree with him and he is speaking for the people not himself.
He was giving the fact that a while back in the same spot they are standing the emancipation proclamation was signed.
"He was stating how things have changed over the course of the years and was saying how things have not changed at all this is pathos because a lot of time has passed and the life of blacks are still bad. makes people feel bad. "(king)