The short story “Rules of the Game” by Amy Tan is a narrative told from the perspective of a young girl named Waverly. When she was younger, one of her brothers received a used chess set. Waverly became dedicated to the game and taught herself how to play chess. By age nine, she was a national chess champion. She spent many hours a day practicing for her local tournaments and was excused from many of her domestic responsibilities to ensure she wins at her chess matches.
Eleanor Roosevelt's Lifelong Journey to Success Eleanor Roosevelt is one of the most influential women to go down in history and should be a role model for men and women of all ages, races, and religions. Not only was she the voice for many Americans, she also showed her compassion for human rights by making constant efforts to reach out to and stand up for the people. Eleanor Roosevelt was the niece of President Theodore Roosevelt, who served his term from 1901 to 1909. She was raised in a wealthy family, although, she did have a troubled childhood. In 1892, when Eleanor was eight years old, her mother passed away.
Something that I never knew was the state symbol Minerva. She is Roman goddess that represents wisdom and justice and supports learning. Being California’s Great Seal, she symbolizes many great things including excellence in education, the arts, and creativity. What I enjoyed reading was all the different women athletes that I tend to not hear about. Among them is Tara, a professional snowboarder who holds five gold medals for the winter games, which is more than any other women.
At the age of 14, Oprah became pregnant, but sadly her baby died shortly after it was born. Not soon after she decided to try and get her life back on track. She began to concentrate on her education and public speaking. Oprah 's talent of speaking in front of others started to take her places. " In 1970 she won an Elk 's Club speaking competition, earning a 4 year college scholarship to Tennessee State University as the prize" (Fry).
I trained and played tennis every week at my local tennis courts. The sport was fun and I found myself becoming more skilled as time progressed. Sophomore year came around and I was more involved in tennis than ever. I was committed to the sport and I played with the intent of becoming better.
Mrs. Kennedy’s greatest influential and inspirational actions came from her role as First Lady of the United States. She began the road to her reign as she assisted her husband, Senator John F. Kennedy, on the campaign trail. In Barbara Leaming’s book Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: The Untold Story, the Wisconsin Democratic Primary was known as Mrs. Kennedy’s first major political test (Leaming 99). As time went by, Kennedy would progressively involve herself in as many ways as possible. Evan Andrews’ article 10 Things
Anna March the writer of “Dreams of My Mother” inspires to see women as president some day. March and her grandmother want to fulfill the dreams of millions of women around the world and their own dreams of putting Hilary Clinton in office. The tragic event of March’s grandmother passing away triggers her to conduct an emotional driven text on how a specific race of people failed the country and her grandmother. In her essay “Dreams of My Mother”, Anna March primarily utilizes emotion to influence her readers to sway them towards her thoughts of why Hilary Clinton should have declared a win in the 2016 election and provoke the reader to reflect on their impression of the election. March makes an announced statement in her essay Dreams of My Mother, she uses the most effective rhetorical
2013 her family made the commitment to support Gabby by moving to California, but soon moved to Iowa train with previous home trainer Liang Chow. In 2014 she left Chows gym and later Gabby packed her things and moved on to Ohio to train with Kittia Carpenter. In the 2012 Olympic Games Gabby Douglas was the first african american women to be crowned as the individual all around champion. Alongside her teammates or also known as “The Fierce Five” they conqured the 2012 summer london Olympics and became inspirations all around the world for young
Wilma Rudolph had polio as a young child and had to wear braces just to walk. She vowed to follow her older sister onto the school basketball team. This determination led her to practice first walking and later running. This determination paid off, not only did she make the basketball team but also the track team. Then, after the 1960 Rome Olympics she was known as the fastest woman on earth.
The family accumulated significant wealth and, as a result, Julia lived a privileged childhood. Mr. and Mrs. McWilliams’s raised their three children in comfort and sent them to private schools like Westridge School, Polytechnic School. Julia attended San Francisco 's elite Katherine Branson School for Girls. While in school she was an excellent athlete and played various sports including tennis, golf, basketball and small game hunting.
Delaney J Serena has a ton of helpers that help her win tennis matches. Some of them are, “Longtime hitting partner, Sascha Baijin, is German; her physical therapist, Esther Lee, was born in the United States and raised in Canada; her fitness coach, Mackie Shilstone, and personal chef, Lauren von der Pool, are Americans, and her coach and confidant, Patrick Mouratoglou, is French.” Lots of traveling, Lots of Titles Delaney J Serena Williams has traveled mostly everywhere in the U.S. “ In 2012 she has captured 15 grand slams singles titles and 13 grand slam doubles titles.
Her mom, Anna Marie De Mars, was a gold-winning judo champion, she then began drilling her. At the age of 15, Rousey was named to the United States Olympic team, at 16 she became the youngest American to earn the national No. 1 ranking in the women’s half-middleweight division. Rousey claimed gold at that year’s World Junior
My Michigan Hero,Nancy Chapman Who is your hero? My hero is my Mom. She has always taught me to work hard at all that you do and never quit. She works two jobs and still has time for me and my brother she runs junior golf tournaments and sells jewellery.
In life there are many influences that shape a person 's personality. Winning Balance by Shawn Johnson shows the many influences she has had in her life, that made her who she is today. Shawn Johnson is from West Des Moines, Iowa and is known as the retired Olympic Gymnast. She won four gold medals for gymnastics, in the 2008 Summer Olympics. Her family is a big part of her life and has been her number one fan.