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KLIATTThe rhetorical inspiration of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s voice came from many different sources: his racial and cultural background, his education, his religious upbringing and his own unique voice. Sunnemark is a Swedish scholar in cultural studies, yet he does an academic study of King's use of the English language. Through his analysis of King's speeches, Sunnemark traces King's development as a young minister to the leader of the African American movement for civil rights. He looks at specific rhetorical techniques, such as the use of allusions, analogies, repetition, and adapting the same message to different audiences. The book is written at a high level and is supplemented by many notes, index and complete bibliography. KLIATT Codes: A—Recommended for advanced students and adults. 2004, Indiana Univ. Press, 273p. notes. bibliog. index., Ages 17 to adult.