Sports During the Elizabethan Era During the Elizabethan time period, there were many types of sports played. The people took part in and enjoyed a wide variety of sports. Some games were friendly enough for everyone to play. Other violent and dangerous games that involved the killing of animals attracted a different crowd ranging from the aristocratic upper class to the rural peasants. Some of today’s traditional games like hide-and-seek were played during the Elizabethan time period.
Nonetheless, these traditional activities are still present in today’s men as many men enjoy becoming simplistic and barbaric in the sense that they are able to fish, hunt, and kill for recreation. In some instances man desires to revert back to his old, ruthless ways, but is often shadowed by what society defines as being a man. However, since society is always changing rapidly, holding on to old practices is not beneficial to men because of the change in what it means to be a man, even though some men secretly desire to reconnect with their ancient
Duddy was always being looked down on for these things, which may have made him work harder and want to do better. Duddy was the favorite waiter in the dining room as he could wait on more tables than all the other boys in the same amount of time. The boys did not like this, they claimed Duddy would do anything for a dollar but Duddy was just trying to get money so he could get land and please his grandfather. His grandfather claimed that “‘a man without land is nothing’”(Richler, 49). By his grandfather saying this, it greatly shaped the way Duddy looked at life, he worked hard for everything but also tried to find loopholes, so he could achieve it easier.
“Man's goodness is a flame that can be hidden, but never extinguished.” Nelson Mandela. In the story “The Outcasts of Poker Flats”, by Brett Harte, there’s a group of people whose names are John Oakhurst, Mother Shipton, the Duchess, and Uncle Billy. To many they are disgraceful and horrible people who only care about themselves but I believe that there’s something called hidden goodness in everyone, no matter how horrible they may be. John Oakhurst is a gambler who many believe is malevolent, but is actually a kind man. John Oakhurst played a game of poker with a young man and won the entire pot.
Another similarity between the two men is when the narrator states “and like all Hill men, at least the two before him, wouldn’t he rather be playing ball?” (p.185). This shows a similarity between the two men because they both enjoy sports and watching the Rider games, specifically discussing about “who should quarterback the Riders this year.” (p.184). Both men are also very social, have a lot of friends and are
Women had to dress plainly, have good health, have good morals, and they could not be too attractive (“Women Nurses in the Civil War”). Many women who desired to be nurses were turned down because they did not meet her high standards. Dix ‘s nurses were paid $0.40 a day. They also received rations, housing, and transportation. However, men were paid $20.50 a month, and they received better benefits (“Civil War Nurses”).
Cruise Control was interesting because you could feel what he was going through the whole book. He was angry at times and he couldn’t hold it back so he beat up a guy for almost hitting a little girl. He almost beat up his dad but instead something was holding him back. Paul was my favorite character in this book because he takes care of his brother and treats him like he’s normal. Even though he has anger issues he takes care of the basketball
He would offer protection on the playground to smaller or younger children in exchange for money. If the other child were not able to pay him he would beat them. “Luciano soon had a gang of tough Italian boys following him. He taught his gang the "protection" racket, and they spent their time collecting pennies from local Jewish boys who paid to keep from getting beat up.” It was while he was running this business that he ran into one Jewish boy, Meyer Lansky. Lansky would stand up and fight against Luciano often beating him up.
Women were having affairs and not committing to one man. Divorces were becoming more and more popular. It was becoming more and more common for women to be divorced, in an affair, or pregnant without a husband. Myrtle lived a risky life. She actually had a whole other life with someone who wasn't her husband, Tom.
However the majority of women suffer from driving effort unless they drive using automatic transmission that was easier than manual one, although women ignore driving for long distance like traveling from pace to another and keep that effort for men as in public life most of taxis, buses and trains drivers is men not women as majority of that kind of work that need huge effort and skills is for men not women. Most of women drive cars have few experience in driving that leads to less handling in traffic problems as it was known that traffic problems