1) Your first paragraph should introduce your topic, give context to the piece and its tone, with the last sentence of the paragraph dedicated to your thesis “MLK Jr’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” is…[insert your thesis on the piece’s effectiveness]”
2) Construct your thesis concerning whether or not the text is successful in achieving its goal.
3) A Rhetorical Analysis should focus on HOW the text presents an argument. Ethos, pathos, and logos are your ticket to effectively showing how the argument is presented. There is an entire section of content available to help you with the rhetorical analysis…Rhetorical Analysis Help
4) Works Cited page, in text citations, proper word count, proper elements of grammar, and make sure you format the document following MLA requirements