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  • Desperate Crossings By Paolo Pellegrin: The Current Refugee Crisis

    The Current Refugee Crisis The amount of people the have immigrated or are attempting immigrate to Europe or many other countries in the world has increased drastically over the course of years. In the New York Times article, “Desperate Crossings” is a story about people from Eritrea, Africa who are trying to flee their home country and go to Italy, Greece. The authors Paolo Pellegrin, who did most of the photography, and Scott Anderson, who did the articles text, travelled with Bourbon Argos a “Doctors Without Borders” organization to see the people who were immigrating from the Italy-Sea crossing. They documented the hardships and struggles that the people faced from trying to flee their home country to Italy. The past couple of years many people have migrated because of poor conditions in their home countries or because of wars that have been occurring. One of the most heard of are the Syrians. Because of the war that had been occurring in Aleppo, Syria many people were fleeing their home country to places to seek refuge in. Scott Anderson claims, “ Most have sought to escape the poverty of sub-Saharan Africa or the wars in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, and their two principal entry points are Italy and Greece”(6). The authors use a variety of rhetorical strategies in order to strengthen their claim. They use a different presentation style for the article, photos, a map and anecdotes or personal stories so the audience can know about the crisis that 's currently…

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  • Masculinity In Murderball

    Rubin and Shapiro’s inspiring documentary, Murderball, associates with the notion of “masculinity” as expressed in Cynthia Barounis’ “Crippling Heterosexuality” by zeroing in on the combative habits of a quad rugby player, the essence of the sport, and the relationships of the players with their significant others. Murderball illustrates the game previously known as “Murderball,” now referred to as wheel chair rugby, and the experiences of Team U.S.A. and Team Canada to the 2004 Paralympics. It…

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  • The Misunderstanding Of Rugby Injury

    Rugby is regarded around the world as a high intensity, physical, and challenging sport. In the United States, it is regarded as a barbaric, un-regulated, and foolish sport. This misconception comes from the widely inaccurate notion that concussion among other injuries is inevitable in the sport. Rugby is beginning to take hold in high schools across the countries, and young adult athletes are the first generation to bring this internationally recognized sport to America. The idea of rugby being…

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  • Rhetorical Devices In Greater Love By Wilfred Owen

    • Greater Love is a poem written by Wilfred Owen where he mock romantic love for falling short in front of the brotherly-friendship bonds created during young men in war. • Wilfred Owen was an officer in World War I, however was sent to a hospital because he suffered from "shellshock". Here, he met poet Siegfried Sassoon, who played a part in influencing him to write poetry about war and the suffering of soldiers. He later returned to the war, where he was killed. Opening Statement and Title •…

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  • Narrative Essay About Football

    Club football season is into its 10th week and fans are already on each other. Apart from the rivalries and derbies, the fantasy football is super exciting but football fans believe the fan base is 99% men but thank your stars am here to knock something into your head – ‘FOOTBALL IS FOR EVERYONE’. I am an Arsenal fan and I’ve been waiting for this season with the hopes that Arsenal would win the league title for first time since the invincible. I spend most of my time watching Match day live,…

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  • Personal Narrative Analysis: Rugby, My Strength

    Written component My chosen sport for my analysis is Rugby, my strength is based in the front row, but particularly when I play as loosehead prop. However, I have been in a number of positions since I have been playing for a number of years in school rugby such as the colts A but also at my club. In the modern day for scrummaging you need explosive strength which means to put maximal power in your muscles against the opposing weight e.g. The opposite team and static strength which is key as the…

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  • The Help: Modern Racism, System Justification Model

    Movie Analysis Take yourself back to 1963 in Jackson Mississippi; you are right in the middle of the civil rights movement. The movie The Help (Taylor 2011) is an enlightening film depicting a group of women who are deprived of simple luxuries because of the color of their skin. There are many examples of: Modern Racism, Outgroups, System Justification Model, and Social Categorization in this movie. Most of us would say if I lived in that era I wouldn’t stand by and do nothing while these…

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  • Rainbow Nation Argumentative Essay

    discordant ideas and beliefs, Mandela taught that even through these differing views they could be united. Even though Mandela recognized that the people of South Africa had many differing views, he realized that the country shared a common passion for sports. He used this similarity to bridge a racial gap not only in politics, but also in the world of popular culture and sports.South Africa is widely known for soccer, cricket, and especially rugby. In 1995, just a year after South Africa held…

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  • Analysis Of Playing The Enemy: Nelson Mandela And The Game That Made A Nation

    talking. By getting to work with these high end guys while still in prison was a great task. Leading up to his release Nelson already had the public eye even after twenty-seven years in prison. People were listening to Nelson Mandela more than they ever had before. The core of this narrative concerns Mandela and his fantastic job of making history out of a game. Rugby wasn’t a sport that a lot of blacks watched, it was mainly an Afrikaner sport. Mandela saw an opportunity and took advantage of…

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  • Invictus Movie Essay

    The film was directed by Clint Eastwood, produced by Warner Brothers 2009, and includes Matt Damon as Francois Pienaar and Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela. (Invictus) The movie starts out by looking at a rugby field and a soccer field, that are separated by a road. One thats healthy looking and has men practicing rugby, and the other one was a run-down field, with teenage black boys playing soccer on it. Nelson Mandela drove by, and the black teens started chanting, “Mandela! Mandela!” Then it…

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