Venus And Serena Against The World Analysis

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NYU
Shushanna Guy
Jan-25-2016
Writing Workshop 2

Questions: “Documents”-Charles D’ambrosio When Charles D’ambrosio, asked his father about events from the past why do you feel that the father became so defensive? Why had he written off what Charles said as fictional? 2. Danny’s final wish, in which he stated two times and was deliberately added a signature each time was for them to keep the way how he died a secret. However, In writing this personal anecdote Charles disobeys his brother's dying wish. Why had he felt that it was necessary to share his brother's suicide? 3. While Danny was writing his suicide letter, he kept questioning and demeaning himself, almost like he was having a conversation with someone. The dialogue came
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He highlights the importance of the values that the sisters were taught that ultimately equipped them to become such a powerhouse in a white dominated sport. The article gives us an understanding of how greatness is created.
From a young age, Richard Williams began training his girls for world domination. Home video tapes, and news clips are a testimony to the hours of training and dedication that was instilled in the girls from a young age. The tapes reveal a nearly insane man’s ramblings about his children’s splendor. It was stated that the sisters were brought up as if they were growing up in the 1940’s-1950’s. Ironically, based on the challenges that they faced it's as if they were. Sullivan made a point to emphasise the Williams sisters strength both physically and mentally. In a sense Sullivan was depicting the fact that they were not only able to get over the abusive tendency of the crowds but the abusive tendencies of even their father. Sullivan makes a good parallel between the insanity of the spectators and the insanity of Richard Williams the
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Why are the girls no longer in contact with their father?
6. Based on how much their father pushed them would you have considered him a stage dad?

NYU
Shushanna Guy
Writing Workshop 2
Questions
The Last American Hero is Junior Johnson

Why are men in the south referred to as “good ol’ boys”?

What about Junior Johnson’s switch from Ford made it seem like such a betrayal?

What about Junior johnson made him such a legend?

“You trap a coon, live, and then you put him in a pen and tie him to a post with a rope on him and then you put your dog in there and he has to fight him. Sometimes you get a dog just don’t have any fight in him and he ain’t no good to you.”-- based on what we know about coon hunting would you say that it should be illegal?

“Drafting,” it was discovered at Daytona, it created a vacuum behind the lead car and both cars would go faster than they normally would.- How did this technique, help Junior’s racing?

Would you say his stint in prison, helped Junior’s life overall?

NYU
Shushanna Guy
Writing Workshop 2
Questions
The Pura Principle

Why is this piece titled The Pura Principle?

Does Rafa die in the end?

What were some of Pura’s

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