Equality equals equality martin luther king jr's vision was an america that afforded the same opportunities to all who seek them if we compare this constant message to president obama's legacy, obamacare, it is the exact same message. Martin luther king jr did what he did so future generations could be in peace with each other antigone did what she did to prove to the king that no mere mortal has the right to deny any person their rights to honor and pay their respects to the dead. Martin luther king's letter from a birmingham jail uses the primacy of natural law as one of its premises, so i would expect him to sympathize with antigone's intentions: like him, she appeals to a higher and more ancient code. Antigone and mlk compare/contrast essay both martin luther king jr and antigone are fighting injustice antigone is fighting the unfair edict of the corrupt and prideful king creon.
Snyder 1 james (jack) a snyder iuf 1000 - 1c73 abra gibson 30 october 2015 antigone vs martin luther king jr the motives and actions of both antigone and martin luther king jr (mlk) are for the betterment of the world and justice of others. Antigone's statement shows the same defiance and leadership that martin luther king jr expressed as a civil rights leader disobedience we can compare her motives for civil disobedience to those of king's. By dr emily speller last week i had the good fortune of discussing antigone with my great works class just as hbu was preparing to commemorate the 50th anniversary of martin luther king, jr's letter from birmingham jail.
Using dr martin luther king, jr's speech from yesterday and malcolm x's speech from today, i want you to complete this assignment in the top two boxes, i want you to list the particularly persuasive or emotional words. Title: comparison: martin luther king jr and susan b anthony summary: after reading virginia's standards of learning great american citizens booklets on susan b anthony and martin luther king jr, students will compare the two great citizens with primary sources, a timeline and a venn diagram. Martin luther king is baffling to say the least these stories both transcend time and really bring to life the emotions of that particular time they were persecuted for their beliefs.
Studies 8a 4/27/10 martin luther king jr martin luther king jr is a well known and an inspiring man to all cultures of the world king was and still is one of the most influential heroes king 's views and believes helped african americans through the 50 's and 60 's to the rights and liberties that was their right. Martin luther king's shattered dream i have a dream is a phrase heard by more than 200,000 americans on august 28, 1963, and since then, martin luther king, jr's i have a dream has resonated through millions of heads and thoughts in the world. Martin luther king, jr and malcolm x were both civil rights leaders during the 1960s both were deeply religious but had different ideologies about how equal rights should be attained mlk.
Compare and contrast antigone and martin luther king jr simmons 1 gabrielle simmons mrs fitzgerald social studies 8a 4/27/10 martin luther king martin luther king jr is a well known and an inspiring man to all cultures of the world. Similarly, martin luther king jr willingly accepted his consequences after being arrested numerous times for his protests and rallies most importantly, neither mlk and socrates were willing to sit back and watch injustice happen. Both martin luther king and thoreau subscribed to the philosophy that one cannot justly obey an unjust order, and that moral doctrines must override any man-madelaw that would try to contradict them. 1) one who breaks an unjust law must do so openly, lovingly, and with a willingness to accept the penalty martin luther king jr says how is civil disobedience justified in letter from a birmingham jail compared to the way it would be rationalized in sophocles' antigone. Martin luther king jr, is in and of himself an excellent example of what it takes to be an effective leader in comparing him to antigone and chief joseph we see that the qualities of leadership extend from the past to the present and into the future.
The comparison and contrast of dr martin luther king and malcolm x's life dr martin luther king and malcolm x were great african-americans that base their lives to stop the discrimination of people who were different than the whites (mainly african-americans). There is a comparison between the two speeches, but as martin luther king's speech was so memorable for so many reasons as discussed earlier, surely by using the tactics for his speech for the presidential campaign, president obama was choosing to build on what was already a successful formula for a speech that needed great impact and. This act was performed by martin luther king jr (mlk jr) in letter from birmingham jail and antigone from sophocles antigone by ruby blondell martin luther king jr and antigone both saw the blatant injustice in the distinct man made laws of their era.
Comparison and contrast outline: martin luther king and malcolm x thesis: in their effort to improve the lives of african americans, mlk and malcolm x employ the rhetoric of innate human rights and shame in their texts, while putting forth competing visions of the. A philology of liberation: dr martin luther king, jr as a sophocles' antigone, and plato's dialogues on the trial and death of socrates we can compare. After we have discussed for a few minutes, i distribute the king and malcolm x diction comparison i tell the students, i tell the students, using dr martin luther king, jr's speech from yesterday and malcolm x's speech from today, i want you to complete this assignment. Martin luther, in posting his 95 theses on the door of a church in wittenberg, germany, challenged the church hierarchy of his day, calling christians back to the bible and to salvation through.
It's been five decades since martin luther king jr, began writing his famous letter from birmingham jail, a response to eight white alabama clergymen who criticized king and worried the civil. Martin luther king's shattered dream - martin luther king's shattered dream i have a dream is a phrase heard by more than 200,000 americans on august 28, 1963, and since then, martin luther king, jr's i have a dream has resonated through millions of heads and thoughts in the world. Letter from the birmingham jail, the rev dr martin luther king, jr's 1963 essay, appeals to his fellow clergymen to uphold brown vs the board of education, the landmark supreme court decision.