Fixing Boxing Matches Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Fixing Boxing Matches
An analysis of the fixing of boxing matches in Harry Sylvester's short story, "I Won't Do No Dive".
# 129317 | 750 words | 1 source | APA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Literature (American) , Sport (General)

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The paper focuses on the fixing of boxing matches, also known as "taking a dive". The paper looks at Harry Sylvester's short story, "I Won't Do No Dive", where a down-on-his-luck boxer, Al, is convinced by his manager, Pete, to purposely lose a boxing match.

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"By the end of this unit, submit a short paper that describes the sports phenomenon that you have selected for the cultural phenomenon project. As you select a phenomenon for study keep in mind that everything from football player, to an individual volleyball game, to the rules of golf constitutes a text. This project will give you the opportunity to apply literary analysis skills to that which interests you and hopefully, intrigues you most. In your short paper, explain what makes your chosen person, event or issue significant. Summarize where you believe this phenomenon connects with literature, or state that you believe this phenomenon has no literary..."

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