This artwork, while aesthetically beautiful and well drawn, also speaks to the cultural shift in sports occurring around this time. Organized events and teams became more popular as well as spectatorship. Football depicts the commencement of sports integration into mainstream popular culture and its growing influence on American lives. The details of Bellows’ work are almost entirely accomplished by crosshatching and shading that
Persuading by appealing to readers emotions. It depends on the language choice of affect to the audience's emotional response. Pathos can make the argument very strong. Many world class athletes have strength, focused on one goal and love is very common in sports today. Nike adds fuel to these emotions by adding ," just do it".
The Nike Equality advertisement portrays the American Identity of equality by using famous figures, battling stereotypes, and connecting to the Declaration of Independence. In this Nike advertisement, there are some famous athletes shown that are known all around the world. Two of the athletes shown are Lebron James and Serena Williams. Both these players are American heros and represent America all of the world, especially in the Olympics. In the advertisement, both players are shown standing on their courts with full looks of determination and
Sport for years has brought people together all around the world. Sport has the potential to unite people. The UN definition of sport is all forms of physical activity that contribute to physical fitness, mental well-being and social interaction, such as play, recreation, organized or competitive sport and indigenous sports and games. The Oxford English dictionary definition of sport is an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment. This shows us how sport is not just for competition, it is for fun and entertainment.
America’s Overlooked Economy The United States is known for training world class athletes. America comes out on top when our athletes compete on the national level. Likewise, this is the case when David Brooks defines our current economic standing. “Is Our Country as Good as Our Athletes?” By David Brooks provides why our economy is just as dominant compared to our athletes. The persuasive article educates the American people when Brooks uses examples of logos, rhetorical question, and tone to explain how our economy is thriving similarly to our Olympic athletes who are bringing home the gold.
Nike sponsors many high-profile athletes as well as sports teams around the world. Their swoosh logo and "just do it" slogan are highly recognized among the public. Innovation is the key aspect to Nike's competitive advantage. According to an article posted in Chicago Now, Nike President Charlie Denson said, "Our ability to be authentic, stay connected, and remain distinctive through innovating across all areas of our business is a definitive competitive advantage." The Nike Corporation prides itself in being a leader in their industry because of their innovation, and protecting these ideas with patents.
I think the James Earl Jones's monologue is quite similar with the Mandelbaum's theories because James Earl Jones said "This game, its a part of out past. "( 'Field of Dreams'. 1989) Mandelbaum argued that the sports include not only entertainment elements but also people's daily life. Additionally he saw the sports as the way to make people happy form their typical life. Like James Earl Jones's monologue and Mandelbaum's theories, the sports and the people's daily life are very closely related.
The influence of one person passed on to another is inevitable when it comes to life, but even more unavoidable when it extends to sports. College sports in fact have an impact on a mass majority of people, from spectators to players, these endeavors create hopes and dreams for any individual. Not only that, any heart strung story coming from sports gets plastered on media outlets so a greater population of people can also be influenced by a game, but I want to go further than that. Personally, I believe there is a greater meaning behind sports than for it just to be a pastime. There is a reason that the superior divisions of athletics are harder to reach than decades before because of the higher levels of knowledge that continue to be passed down from great coaches to greater players in a never ending cycle.
Sports not only create a culture, they also affect culture. With every rise of a culture, new standards are established by individuals within the cultures boundaries. Participants involved with cultural decisions are affected by these established standards. Increasing those who are allowed to participate in sport competitions increase the poll of people who actively participate in the government. Champions make their mark upon the history of their culture and increase their spectators involvement in society.