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Please provide some advice on how I might best write an essay explaining the 3 modes of argument ( Analogy, Emotion, Authority) used in Martin Luther King's "Letter From Birmingham Jail."

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The intro should identify the title and author of the work in the first sentence and then provide a brief historical context (2-3 sentences) that establishes the setting in which the piece was written and the audience (non-racist, white Southern clergymen) that King was trying to persuade.  Your lead paragraph should conclude with a focused thesis statement that directly addresses the prompt.  I haven't seen the exact wording of the prompt, but I assume it asks you to analyze how King uses the 3 rhetorical strategies you identify to persuade his...

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