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  • The Blind Side Analysis

    The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and based on the 2006 book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis. The storyline features Michael Oher, an offensive lineman who played for the Baltimore Ravens and the Tennessee Titans, and currently is signed with the Carolina Panthers in the NFL. The film follows Oher from his disadvantaged childhood, through his years at a prestigious Memphis, Tennessee high school and his subsequent adoption by Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy, to his position as one of the most highly coveted prospects in college football, then finally becoming a first-round pick of the Ravens. In 2003, Michael "Big Mike" Oher has been living…

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  • Relationships In The Blind Side

    The Blind side/The Simple Gift “Relationships are essential for a sense of belonging” Relationships are essential for a sense of belonging as it makes you feel acceptance. Relationships are a vital component of health and wellbeing. There is evidence that states that strong relationships contribute to a long, healthy, and happy life. The health risks from being alone and isolated are a comparable risk to smoking, blood pressure and obesity. A review of 148 studies found that people with strong…

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  • Character Analysis: The Blind Side

    The Blind Side is an inspirational movie and it is based on a true story of the main character, Michael Oher. Michael Oher is not one of the ordinary, normal black person. He has been given a name known as “Big Mike” for his physical appearance. Michael has had a rough childhood past that left him traumatic image glued into his mind. He has been physically taken away by his drug abuser mother when he was a child and ever since then, Michael has been living in and out of foster homes staying at…

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  • The White Savior In The Film The Blind Side

    "The Blind Side" is a movie based off a real story that revolves around a homeless, African-American teen named Michael Oher and a white woman named Leigh Anne Tuohy eventually who adopts Michael into her family. Having grown up in a poor neighbourhood and being neglected by his family, Michael eventually gets noticed by Leigh Ann and her family, and they decided that they would help him by giving him a place to live as well as assisting him through high school. Throughout this time, Leigh Anne…

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  • Thesis For The Blind Side

    Rags to Riches: “The Blind Side” Coming from nothing to achieving greatness is a huge accomplishment; however, rising to a national sports star from living homeless in the projects of Memphis, Tennessee is quite another. Micheal Lewis; the author of the true story about Michael Oher shows how the main character faced many struggles throughout his life, including leaving his drug addicted mother behind to scavenge his way from place to place; yet, his message of positivity and his drive and…

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  • Michael Oher's The Blind Side

    The Blind Side shows the readers multiple times throughout the story that, life has its ups and down, but you always have to stay positive. The Blind Side is a football story about Michael Oher. His life was challenging, but extremely successful. Throughout his life, he was homeless and wandered the streets at night until the Tuohys adopted him into their luxurious home. Now, Michael is a part of their family of four. He's an all star football player for his school, and eventually gets recruited…

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  • The Blind Side Interpersonal Relationships

    In the movie “The Blind Side”, is a Black African American teenager who was homeless and came from a rough childhood growing up. Michael “ Big Mike” was taken in by this wonderful family, “The Tuohy’s”. While staying with the Tuohy’s family, Big Mike had a different aspect in this life. During the whole movie Big Mike becomes successful, and a professional football player with the help of the Tuohy’s. Until this day Michael is playing for the Carolina Panthers. In this paper, I will use the…

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  • The Blind Side Theme Essay

    The book “The Blind Side” has many types and themes and characters. In this story, hopefully both of these things will be explained through and throughout. Also, the themes and characters make the the story happen. Without the themes and the characters this story would just be a single piece of blank paper. Themes, are what the entire book is based around, and what the Author wants you to comprehend from the book. The characters, help the theme be brought out, and express the theme of the book.…

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  • The Blind Side Psychological Analysis

    “The Blind Side” is a film depiction of the life of NFL left tackle, Michael Oher and his miraculous transition from being a homeless teen to becoming an NFL first round draft. The film follows the development of Michael as he is taken off the street by the Tuohy’s and with their support became involved with football. I chose this film because it portrays the social and behavioural development of a teen without a stable upbringing and how it affects his relationship and encounters with others.…

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  • The Blind Side By John Lee Hancock: Successful Hollywood Sports And Film

    (Play the trailer) In 2009, John Lee Hancock’s enormously successful Hollywood sports and drama film, based on the Michael Lewis non-fiction best seller novel, The Blind Side, was not only awarded an Oscar nomination, but so was its leading actress, Sandra Bullock. The film’s narrative structure articulates the true story of Michael Oher, also known as “Big Mike”, played by Quinton Aaron. In the film, Oher is a 17-year-old homeless black teenager who has come from a broken home. One night, Leigh…

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