Cj2k The Hard Way Analysis

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The article, “CJ2K:The Hard Way” written by Alan Shipnuck. The article is inherently about Chris Johnson (a famous football player for the Arizona Cardinals). Starting, about his old problems with his team and children and how he got through it in a full-hearty way. Later on, it talks about how he practices countlessly and on how he always tries to score so high leading to his goal to have to make a rush for 2,000 yards (which is a gigantic goal in football). Which you can see that he is determined to do great (in football), and that he will not do arrogant things when in trouble. Also, it is all leading to why is he being criticized for trying to set a goal to try to enhance his skills. By pass experiences, it is found in sports such as football, the ordinary case is that football athletes do crimes relating to drugs and murders. This is not the case however, with how Johnson is surprisingly told as a good-hearted person. Seeing on how it starts talking about the…show more content…
By the first two topics it is seen the only reason he is at all doing this goal is not to make others hurt but to show that if you really work hard you will get something out of it. Plus, working hard is what he has been doing his entire life, praying, practicing, and just trying to do exceptional things. Initially, when it says in the article, “‘ it makes him sound selfish’”(Shipnuck 42). That is not true, it is only said to get underneath Johnson’s skin but it shows another problem that Johnson is going to change quickly with his hope and redeem his name from…show more content…
He practices until he drops and that is why he shouldn't be criticized for a goal helps him achieve greater and was never meant to be “selfish”, and the tone and him match perfectly,
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