Martin Luther King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” to help you practice the important rhetorical skill of paraphrasing.

use Martin Luther King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” to help you practice the important rhetorical skill of paraphrasing.

http://www.africa.upenn.edu/Articles_Gen/Letter_Birmingham.html

Be sure to address the following:
•State the purpose of the essay. Be sure to paraphrase the speech throughout your analysis.
•Describe one strategy for development of the speech. This should be one that you identify with or you think is effective. Base your description on Chapter 13 of
Engaging Questions and the Connect activities you participated in.
•Remember that your paraphrase should end up being about the same amount of words as the original material. A paraphrase is not the same as a summary.
•Explain why you think the strategy is effectively used in the speech.
•Incorporate at least one quote from the speech and properly cite the quote on the References page.
•Explain how you plan to use the development strategy in your Portfolio Project.

Requirements:
•Your written paper should be 2-3 pages in length not counting the title and reference pages, which you must include.
•You must accurately insert a quote in your analysis to provide in-text evidence from the essay or article you selected, and you must comment on the quote to
demonstrate you are thinking in a critical manner.
•Your paper must be formatted according to CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements.