What rhetorical strategies are used in paragraph 25 in Martin Luther King's "Letter from Birmingham city Jail"?

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This work is a modern masterpiece and what makes it extra poignant is that it took place within the lifetime of many of us. Let me offer a few rhetorical strategies that Martin Luther King uses.

First, he uses the subjunctive mood or uses the idea of potentiality. This gives an opened ended feel to the whole paragraph. If you notice, he uses the word "perhaps" two times right in the beginning. This strategy allow him to say that there has been gains, but that these gains are not enough....

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