Closing out Alexander’s article, she evaluated how sports greatly influenced adolescent British males into joining the war effort. This proved to be dangerous for the sports-loving soldiers because nearly 2,500,000 were injured or killed throughout the war, and proved that war is a sport, and like a sport, but a very hostile and dangerous sport at that. The article has good flow, and is well organized with just the right amount of facts and story to keep the piece going, and also keeps the reader attentive to the message Alexander is conveying to her
This quote had a connection to him personally because he actually fought in the war for his new country. Due to Isaac experiencing first hand the effects of the war he was able to put the true horrors down in paper such as ¨The deep thunder of a drown-out shout reached them (pg. 107)¨ which describes the tragedies in war zones. “After all, the essential point in running a risk is that the returns justify it (pg. 136)” this connects to the US risking losing everything by throwing a helping hand to the allied powers.
Which results in Boobie seriously injuring his knee and being pulled from the game. How Boobie acted in the scrimmage shows just how much successful in football means to him and the things he’s willing to do to succeed. The quotes I found that give insight into Boobie Miles are when he says " I won’t be able to play college
Have you ever told yourself “I want to be famous one day?” There are many pros and cons to being famous. I have heard many people say they would like to be famous, but in reality being famous would make life a little more complicated in my opinion. Football Hero is a story that teaches a valuable lesson that is true for even a modern teen: being famous is not a perfect life. In Football Hero, the author uses conflict to teach us the there are many negatives about being famous which is this story 's theme. For example, Thane is hunted down by a ex gang member who wants to break his leg; hence, he isn 't enjoying being well know as a millionaire.
Even though Caesar made sure his enemies feared him, Caesar could somehow inspire his men to build a bridge that was the longest back then in ten days. The author of “Dictator for life” convinced the readers that Caesar both inspired loyalty and was ruthless because of the many actions Caesar did to his enemies and to inspire huge loyalty into his troops to have them build a bridge in ten days. The author convinces the readers that Caesar was both ruthless and inspired loyalty by telling the readers all the actions he did and what his troops could do when they were loyal to him. The author convinces the readers that Caesar is ruthless to his enemies on many occasions. Caesar was ruthless because he could kill many enemies, like when the Germans and the Veneti resisted Rome spreading into a bigger empire, he had his
An example of recklessness would be suicide attacks. It is almost impossible not to feel bewilderment when viewing a suicide attack. Regardless, there are some people who see no other way to get their point across without the senseless killing of not only their self, but of other innocent people as well. The solution, or the “mean” insofar as the two extreme emotions regarding courage, is offered in the behavior of Dr. Martin Luther King. Dr. King displayed great courage and temperance in his fight for a better life, not only for his family but, for all people who suffered discrimination because of the color of their skin.
This anti-war anthem was released to make a statement and make the deaths of so many felt by his audience. “There 's far too many of you dying”, Marvin Gaye begs us to understand how lives were being taken for a something that nobody would believe. Gaye knew along as other people in the world taken seriously due to their life against the war. They were often dismissed “but who are they to judge us, simply because our hair is long”, Marvin Gaye. Gaye was known to be somewhat a “hippie” and was speaking for himself and his fans, also “hippies”.
In conclusion, the Rise of Hitler made a huge impact in today 's society because there 's still many things that are happening that 's related to Hitler 's thoughts and believes. Such as unfairness, racism, and violence. Hitler had a rough childhood, but he managed to get through it by following his dreams of becoming a famous artist, but little did he know he never became an artist, but a very powerful German leader that was seen and heard by thousands and thousands of Germans who believed in him. His strong speeches about how much he despised the Jews or any other race that wasn 't the German race. Which led him to take his speeches more serious, so serious that his powerful speeches led for all the Jews, Gypsies, homosexual, and disable people.
Head injuries are one of the most common injuries in a football player. Neurologist Dr. Julian Bailes talked about the subject many times explaining the risks of injuries, but that doesn’t stop his kids from playing the game that people know and love. “I have two children who play football and I believe football is safer than it’s ever been” (Nixon). Football is a dangerous sport but they always have made sure to keep it as safe as possible with helmets and pads. If it was not as cautious as the sport actually is then it would not be a sport because of how dangerous it is.
Blinded by the colour Michael Oher - a successful offensive tackle in the American National Football League. It seems like he has a great life with an amazing career, as a matter of fact his life hasn’t always been a happy one. In his biographical movie The Blind Side (2009), the viewers get to follow the quietly withdrawn Michael Oher’s road to success in sport. He comes from broken family, moreover made him to spend the nights in the streets and live in different foster homes. The separation from the drug-addicted mother affected him strongly.
Some saw it as his way of escaping his duty to his country while others saw it as a brave gesture for their celebrity to potentially put his life at risk for the sake of their nation. Sinatra even made a strange offer to the FBI, saying that he was fully wiling to do anything necessary for the good of his country, no matter the cost. Even though he couldn’t serve, Sinatra saw how the war affected everyone left at home. He wrote his initial hit, “I’ll Never Smile Again”, as an outlet for the emotions felt in relation to the war. This down-to-earth, raw vocalization of the hurt of those who lost loved ones epitomizes Sinatra’s unique ability to relate to others and reach them through music.
‘Concussion’ Official Movie Trailer Will Smith takes on a controversial role, one that will reveal earth shattering information about one of America’s favorite sports, football. Smith’s character exposes the dangers and lifelong repercussions that haunt an alarming amount of former football players, possibly even younger than high school. For the players and those that love or have loved a former player with concussion syndrome, this movie promises to alleviate the virginal denial that prohibits proper treatment for its victims. A subject near and dear to my heart, welcome or not, I personally believe this movie will change the face of football.
Kendrick agrees that this needs to be resolved and wants to be apart of this history of the United States. He wants this to stop as life is a precious thing and shouldn 't be taken away from people. Another factor that always goes into his music is that he grew up in one of the most violent cities in America affiliated with thousands of brutal gangs. For example, one time his friend was shot in a parking lot and when he was being taken away his friends grandma came over to Kendrick and said something that saved his life. She told him to be one with god and stop the violence.
As the stands continue to fill and the fans continue to hollar, many players feel the pressure to perform at their best, even if that means pushing through a serious injury. On the day following Kuechly’s concussion hit, NFL fans mostly discussed how the Panthers won the game, while some gossiped about the Kuechly’s tears. Does getting carted off the field while crying make Kuechly any less of a man or athlete? Does it make him weak? The answer is no.
I was astonished to discover that men were getting rapped in the military. A person usually decides to serve his country because of a sense of unity and pride. I find it very disheartening that the pride and unity one felt being a U.S. soldier or sailor has been robbed from them, by someone with the same beliefs. The most important sentence in the article was,” One of the doctors said to me afterward, ‘ son, men don’t get raped’”(Penn). This is an extremely powerful sentence because it shows the misconception that is widely accepted in society about rape.