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Crowds surrounding the Reflecting Pool, during...

Crowds surrounding the Reflecting Pool, during the 1963 March on Washington. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In a refreshing break from complaining about slammed doors, I had in a lively discussion at the MFA program this summer about rhetorical devices, particularly the way that a phase can build and accumulate across a passage.  As an example I used one of the most famous pieces of rhetoric in history, the speech Dr. Martin Luther King delivered on the mall in Washington 50 years ago this week.

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