Letter from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr.

The intention of King’s piece is to justify his use of nonviolent protest to try and end the discrimination that was happening in Birmingham, Alabama. He is explaining to his audience why the protesting is necessary and how there are deep rooted problems not only in Birmingham but all throughout the South. He is trying…

Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson

Intention: The intention of this essay was for Jefferson to express the wrongdoings of King George to the colonists, and how those wrongdoings have forced the colonists to break away from England. Rhetorical Triangle: Speaker: Thomas Jefferson is representing the colonists in an effort to express         their grievances with King George. Audience: This essay…