The movie “Coach Carter” was based off of a true story. It was written by Samuel L. Jackson directed by Thomas Carter. A California high school basketball coach puts school grades above sports. His purpose is because he went against that success for young adults is achieved through the world of sports than the classroom. Being successful was to be a good role model and that is what the movie “Coach Carter” is all about. The beginning of the movie is a main point. Ken Carter was once a sports star at Richmond high school, a businessman and in the military. He wanted to take on the role of being an unpaid basketball coach. The coach thought he could change the out of control athletes. At the beginning he got their attention. He set new rules …show more content…
He shows the use of ethos by including some experiences to prove his point. He also shows ethos by having a good character and having determination to get individuals to succeed with good grades and not only sports and hopes to join college. The speech that Cruz one of the individuals gives would appeal to ethos as well. He refers to his experiences and tells how “he can shine and is not afraid to be who he can be”. Throughout the movie some parts appeal to emotion or pathos. Some parts show fear like when coach is giving them talks, and the forfeit of games. Some show about having pride and doing good. It even shows emotion when the student athletes gain confidence in themselves. Makes you feel that way. (carter) In one part of the movie Cruz gives a speech. He says “Everyone is meant to shine and once we do others will notice and do the same” (Carter). I think this pulls people’s attention. It shows how we as a person want to succeed in life and be the role model to others. The coach’s actions mainly appeal to logos. He does things that makes the viewers think about the situation. He points out the reason his option about being successful is more than just “winning” a sports game. His speeches appeal to logos. They make people think about why making good grades and getting into college
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Stephen A. Smith uses his influence as a sports journalist to effectively sway fans into believing that Phil Jackson is the main issue of the New York Knicks by targeting distraught Knicks fans such as himself, but fails to acknowledge those who feel Phil Jackson is not the primary issue. Throughout the duration of the interview, Stephen A. Smith comments on the state of the New York Knicks and how Phil Jackson is responsible for their downfall, primarily if Phil Jackson even cares about the Knicks as a franchise. Smith then goes on a “rant” for the entire segment which lasts for 2 minutes. The interview contains the information presented by Stephen A. Smith and how he delivers that very same information. Throughout the essay, I will analyze
“The Rookie” is a movie about Jim Morris. At the age of 35, he made the 3 month transition from being a high-school science teacher and baseball coach to becoming a Major League Baseball player for his hometown, the Tampa Bay Devils. In this movie, the High-Five principles play an important role. They are portrayed in many different situations. The 5 High-Five principles are Change is Constant, Learning is Lifelong, Focus on the Journey, Access your Allies, and Follow your Heart.
and I wanted to see the team from a coach's perspective. Basically what this career is something that you have a team and try to work your way to championships and have to make big decisions from drafting new players to whether to move to a different city. The education and or skill for this type of job is not really that much. The most you have to do know how to conduct a team and make them work together.
The scence was really important, becuase it emphisized that fact that even though, everybody is cheering against you, and you may not be in favor to win, you still can. The movie also taught me a few things. It really made me think about the idea that one person, or even a whole community together, can make a change with everbody opposing you. All you need is a little rebelion and commintment. The movie actually ended up being very informative and eye opening, and was very surprised at
Ethos is when one gives credibility. President Johnson has credibility in his speech when he claims, “Mr. Speaker, Mr. President, Members of the congress…” Mr. President also uses ethos when he states “...at the request of your beloved speaker, and the senator from Montana, the majority leader, the Senator from Illinois, the minority leader, Mr. McCulloch, and other members of both parties, I came here tonight…” These are example of ethos by giving credibility to everyone he mentioned. Aside from ethos there is pathos. Pathos is the passion in a speech or writing.
The movie Hoop Dreams traced a poor young talented African American, named Arthur Agee from grade eight to college. Arthur hoped to play professional basketball in the future to help his family to escape poverty. Despite the fact that his family is poor, and the neighborhood he lived in, were disadvantaged to him to pursue his goal in many ways. Firstly, Arthur showed great determination to play professional basketball, and he would like to lead his family out of poverty. Secondly, his ability to adapt to difficult circumstances, played a significant role toward his success in basketball.
In the movie “Remember the Titans” we meet coach Boone, who is a black male who become head coach on a football team for Virginia High School. The town was based on segregation. The white people hated the black people. Boone becomes the head coach to placate rising racial tensions and the fact that all other high schools are white only. Coach Yoast that was the head coach was not happy with that, neither are the players.
Nike is one of the most respected brands out there. "Nike is so widespread across so many apparel and footwear categories, that right now I think their biggest competition is themselves," said by Ralph Parks who is the president of the 450-store Footaction chain. He also added that, "The brand is becoming bigger than life itself. " Nike has been around for over 50 years, and according the Nike website, they got their name from the Greek goddess of victory, and it is pronounced "ny'-kee." Nike, like many other companies, uses forms of elements like ethos, pathos and logos to manipulate viewers in there advertisements and commercials.
He establishes his ethos because he includes himself in his speech he talks about his background and starts the text by saying “Some old fart, his best years behind him, who, over the course of his life, has made a series of dreadful mistakes (that would be me)” (p. 8, l. 3) and because of his title as a professor. In this text the intended audience is the students who are just about to graduate. But the text can also send a message to everyone who reads it, which would be the implicit audience, because we could all learn to be more
For example by working in the fields with members form his team and meeting their families in their homes he was able to show warmth and empathy. In order to do this he had to learn to be sensitive to cultural differences and learn first-hand why a lot of the parents needed their children to work in the fields, how important family and community is, and how to enable some of his team members to make time for both their job and cross country. By the end of the movie, Coach White was a leader who led by example. When he forgot his daughter’s birthday, he looked to his community for guidance and gave her a birthday she would not forget. He was not afraid to go out in the fields and work as hard as the boys he coached and helped them believe that they could do anything the set their minds
Leadership Concept 3 (Moral Leadership): Moral leadership is about distinguishing right from wrong and doing right, seeking the just, the honest, the good, and the right conduct in achieving goals and fulfilling purpose. Throughout the movie, Coach Carter has demonstrated moral leadership by taking the responsibility to stand up for what is right. He forbade his players from using derogatory terms, and punished them for their arrogant behaviours towards their losing opponents. When he discovered that the players were not abiding by the terms of the contract he had implemented, he locked up the gym and sent all the players to the library to study, even though they had an important match coming up. Even when he was criticized and pressured by authority for his decision, he stood by his position as he believed in the importance of instilling the right values in his players.
While not all sports movies are good, the ones people actually watch have very similar qualities. The similarities of great sports films include good humor, an underdog and an issue that the characters must overcome. In order to be among the best ones, it must have all three. The first quality is humor.
Reflection on the film Eyes on the Prize – Awakenings (1954-56) We must come to see the day… not of the white men, not of the black men. That would be the day of men as men. (M.L.King) Imagine what it would be like to live in a world where since the moment you are born, your rights are infringed by the system: you are not allowed to use certain things as they are designated for the chosen only, you have to step aside when a white men passes, not allowed to look at women of different race, you do not have the right to get education… The system was established centuries ago, long before you were born, and it had been existing quite successfully.