Disitnctive Voice Essay

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A distinctive voice creates an emotional response to texts through its ability to connect with an audience and position them to understand their purpose through the use of a range of written techniques. The two speeches “I have a dream” by Martin Luther King and “Address to the Plenary Session” by Severn Cullis-Suzuki and the song “dear Mr president” composed by pink will be used throughout to help show you how a distinctive voice creates an emotional response to texts. “ I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King and “Address to the Plenary Session, Earth Summit” by Severn Cullis-Suzuki, both have strong an powerful speakers/ composers presenting the speech. In the speech “I Have a Dream”, Martin addresses prominent issues by exposing the racial injustice African Americans faces. In the speech “Address to the Plenary Session, Earth Summit” Severn Cullis-Suzuki raised her concern about the destruction of the environment. Both authors use their distinctive voice to pass the power in order to create some kind of hope and awareness to the audience. Both Speeches require action to be taken to fix the concern of the speaker and the well-being of the individual. Martin Luther King's distinctive voice is a composition of techniques that enables him to alternate the concern of his context. In this speech Martin also demonstrate that hope exists if action is taken in order to abolish discrimination. Martin Luther King’s speech brings hope to the African American culture, that his reason to engage with the audience is to get a closer relationship with them making it easier for him to communicate and immense the audience into a realm manifested by the distinctive concerns of his time. The quotes “we cannot walk alone” and “Let Freedom ring”, the combination of the 2 quotes brings hope into the audience. ” We cannot walk alone” the meaning of this quote is, the power of one person
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