¨All i ever wanted to do was hit people, is that so bad? Does that make me a bad guy?¨ (Lynch 1). Arlo disagrees that it makes him a bad person, but he agrees that Lloyd needs to change the way he plays football. At football practice the next day the football coach called Lloyd a career jay-vee player, and Lloyd took it too seriously and shortly after Lloyd quit the football for good.. Arlo still loved football so he kept playing and practicing, and he made the jayvee team as a freshman. This was a huge step for Arlo in
Troy's true intentions are to show his son that nothing comes easy. The ultimate flaw however is that Troy looks at the world in his perspective. Troy is trying to prevent Cory from going through the same harsh experiences as him but he is unintentional recreating the same obstacles which are preventing Cory from becoming the full potential of himself. Throughout the play, Troy is imposing his will on Cory and he is basically preventing him from exploring the world for himself. This causes Cory to have conflicts with his dad because they don't agree completely.
When something bothered him, he liked to stay with it until he understood it and he understood not part of this”(50). Terry was frustrated that he could not get information which could have helped him understand and finally accept his father. Terry gets bothered when his father’s eyes would go away and he believes if he understands what caused it he would be able to deal with it better. Terry really wants to accept his father and tries to understand in every way what his father might be feeling or what
When the school integrate, he was dead set against having them. With the help of the new Coach, who was also black, Gerry learned to accept his teammates and become a better football team because of it. By having Gerry go from discriminatory against his teammates who were black to accepting of them, Remember the Titans showed that through the guidance of others, people can change for the better. At the beginning of the movie, Gerry felt warry and threatened of his new teammates and didn’t want them to join the team. When talking to his current coach, he stated, “I don’t wanna play with any blacks on the team.
Now, as his entire life is thrown away, he has to find a new job. Not only does this handicap force him to think about his identity and his personality. If he had been more humble in the beginning, Dove wouldn’t have found it necessary to play a prank on him to have him become more humble. Slowly but surely, Johnny’s self-pride transforms into pride for his country. Once Johnny fully overcomes his psychological handicap, a new opportunity comes for him to heal his physical handicap as well.
Cory and Biff both played football in high school. Different reasons stopped them from playing but they both had to end their careers leaving themselves and families with disappointment. Biff and Cory are both left with feelings of sadness as they cannot continue their athletic careers. Both sons in Fences and Death of a Salesman are profoundly affected by the actions of their fathers. When the father is upset with their sons it really affects how they go about their day that day.
The previous characteristics are useless if an individual is not completely invested in the outcome of their journey to success. A famous spokesman by the name of Inky Johnson was faced with a life altering injury that could have prevented him from fulfilling his goal to provide for his family, but to the contrary, that was not in his plans. Inky Johnson’s famous, “The process is more than the product to me”(Inky Johnson). Inky Johnson’s ultimate goal was to provide for his family playing the sport he loved. Unfortunately his athletic career was cut short.
The Education of Dasmine Cathey “The Education of Dasmine Cathey,” by Brad Wolverton is an informative and compelling story about a student athlete who struggles with making educated choices that he is not familiar with in life, college, and football. There are so many reasons young college athletes succeed in sports, but fail in education. This story is a tragic tale of educational shortfalls that caused Mr. Cathey a football player to fall through the cracks of a flawed school system and became exploited by his family, friends and the college football program. These challenges during these times, created unwanted side effects in every aspect of his life. This is a great story because the author allowed the reader to feel every emotion
When that happened there was friends and a lot of people and they didn't get fined are jail time only michael vick i Think they only did it for attention and ruin michaels cream. Michael vick is a great guy he was a role model and kids and fans looked up to him and believed in him. But after that one mistake everyone hates im now he's a bad influence a trouble quarterback just for all that he didn't deserve that i bet if that didn't happen he will be one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history i believed in him when i was a little kid he was my favorite quarterback
The Unfairness of Athletics Over the past one-hundred years, sports have become one of America’s most beloved past times. Sports have also become a great opportunity for young athletes to create friendships, while learning valuable life lessons. However, in the last decade, the attention of sports has been directed away from developing children and young adults into superior athletes and helping them achieve personal goals, to assuring that no athlete feels left out when trophy day arrives. Perhaps the most controversial issue in the world of sports today is the debate over whether or not participation trophies should be given to athletes for merely coming to practice and playing games. The argument is what many people would refer to as a two-way street.