Lennox Lewis

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  • Boxing History

    knockout of unbeaten Michael Spinks in 91 seconds). Despite always being, at 5-foot-10, the smaller man in the ring while fighting in an era that spawned the birth of the super-heavyweights that we know today, the Tyson of the 1980s reduced opponents to shambles. He stripped them of whatever game plan they entered with and instantly transformed their climate into survival mode. Even before Tyson ran across the ring at the opening bell to bob and weave in his custom, Cus D'Amato-taught style, before exploding upward to land his patented left hook-right uppercut combination, he already had them. No coincidence, he had us to. The same fear he instilled in opponents resonated even more deeply with the viewer at home. He made Ray Lewis look about as terrifying as Carl Lewis. There was palpable electricity in the air before every Tyson fight. Somehow you felt excited, nervous and guilty all at the same time, as if you were about to watch an organized crime play out in front of you -- and yet a TV screen and thousands of miles of distance weren't adequate protection from it and then there was the destruction Tyson left in his wake. It plays like hyperbole today, but most truly believed -- albeit while caught up in the moment during the fighter's three-year run as champion -- that Tyson would retire undefeated. Suddenly, it didn't matter the level of competition he was facing or the predictable nature of the outcome. It was like watching the NBA's Olympic "Dream Team" play -- only if…

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  • Macbeth's Coronation Dinner

    suspicions of Ross and Lennox. The dinner started fairly normal with the delightful smell of roasted beef roaming every hallway in the palace overpowering the stench of the uncleaned floors and unchanged drapes. However, ross began to realize something was extensively unusual such as Macbeth’s hallucinations. Also, Macbeth seemed as if he hadn’t slept in days with wrinkles at…

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  • Analysis Of Jesse Owens: An American Life

    The book Jesse Owens: An American Life encompasses the true meaning of persevering and prevailing in the face of adversity, oppression, and misfortune. The story of Jesse Owens and his climb to becoming arguably one of the greatest athletes and Olympians of all time invokes feelings of disgust caused by how humans can treat another, yet feelings of triumph caused by the incredible nature of the human spirit and the will to overcome circumstances. William Baker captures the rich history behind…

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  • Autobiography: Love Your Rabbit

    Autobiography: Love Your Rabbit Heneghan, Judith. Love Your Rabbit. London: Wayland, 2013. Print. Judith Heneghan is an expert on rabbits. I learned so much from her amazing book. She owns two rabbits named Jack and Jill. She provides many things for these animals including different virides of food (hay , pellets bananas, apples, E.T.C) and different bedding to change things up a bit. She also likes to put her bunny outside because she believes that bunnies should get as much of the…

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  • The Idea Of Sport In Moneyball By Michael Lewis

    definition is, "an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others for entertainment." This is the way sports have always been though of from the world. Although, this is not all that factors into a sport. By reading a book named Moneyball by Michael Lewis one may think of sports in a whole different way. In specifics this book focuses on the sport baseball and within the book there is a short story on one of the characters. This…

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  • Alice In Wonderland Analysis

    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by Lewis Carroll which tells the story of Alice, a girl who goes on an adventure in Wonderland in a dream. The novel, usually shortened to Alice in Wonderland, falls into the fantasy genre. The novel main setting is in the fantasy world, where Alice finds herself inside a rabbit hole and Wonderland. The setting in the beginning and the ending of the story, however, is in the river bank. Carroll divided the book into twelve chapters, each…

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  • Alice In Wonderland Symbolism Essay

    “Curiouser and curiouser!” is the exclamation Alice cries out as she witnesses the absurdities of Wonderland, a magical and frightening, dream world (Carroll 8). It is a statement all readers can certainly agree with as Alice makes her way through a plethora of different, but equally disturbing settings. Her journey begins simply enough at the bank of a river with her sister, when out of the blue, a white, clothed, talking* rabbit hops past her. Alice hastily follows it right into an…

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  • Growth Changes In Alice In Wonderland

    In Lewis Carroll’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Alice undergoes a lot of changes that would normally happen if one were growing up . Alice is then trying to figure out how to stay to her normal size through of the book. She has to learn how to act like an adult throughout the book . Alice is troubled with these issues of suddenly acting like an adult and growing up . The Rapid Change of Growth Alice encounters many growth changes through the book. The first change she goes through…

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  • Essay On Alice In Wonderland

    and is smiling more, while Carroll’s Alice appears to be much more unpleasant with her facial features. Carroll describes and illustrates Alice as the classic Victorian-era child that is an ideal model for children in Great Britain, but McManus does not follow this description. Even though the story is the same in Blanche McManus’ edition of Alice in Wonderland, Alice as a character is dramatically different. Alice is not being represented as the Victorian child that she truly is in McManus’…

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  • Bleeding Love: Love And Loss Of Love

    for who you are. All those memories share together, to realize that you found the one who you’re willing to spend the rest of your life with. Is that special person that can make your face light up, your palms sweat, and experience a flutter of electricity racing through your body. You’re in love. Until he or she decides that relationship is not the same and break your heart by letting you go. In the album “Spirit”, Leona Lewis demonstrates how painful it is to go through a breakup and moving…

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