Bryce Courtenay: The Power Of One

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“He had given me the power of one, one idea, one heart, one mind, one plan, one determination”(). In the novel The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay, the power of one, as shown by the quote is to focus on the one. Hoppie gives Peekay his first idea of the power of one, a solid idea of where one stands. One idea of how they feel and where they are going. Peekay takes this and usis this power of one throughout the novel. His one plan, one idea, and one determination is to become the welterweight champion of the world. This is Peekay’s one goal to accomplish above all else. “My mind was permanently focussed on a single fixed point, the welterweight championship of the world”(). He has this one goal above all but also puts his one determination in

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