Personification in King's 'I Have A Dream' Speech


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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s ''I Have a Dream'' speech was delivered in what year?

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1. The art of persuasive speech and writing is called what?

2. In the ''I Have a Dream'' speech, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. uses personification to describe discrimination as what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For this quiz and worksheet combo, you are focusing on personification that occurs in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech. You are asked about how personification applies to discrimination, and the similarities to being trapped on an island.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Expect to come across the following topics on this quiz:

  • The year of the speech
  • Personification as it applies to discrimination
  • A symbol for the Declaration of Independence
  • Personification and being trapped on an island

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the year the speech was delivered
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define persuasive speech and writing
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about the Declaration of Independence in the speech

Additional Learning

To find out more, open the lesson titled Personification in King's 'I Have a Dream' Speech. Inside, you will notice the following extra content:

  • The Civil Rights Movement
  • The Founding Fathers
  • Images of slavery