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IzzyHall

Mrs.Cross
English1PAP1
22May2015
ResearchConnections
ResearchConnectionformyExpositoryEssay:
Intheprocessofcompilingmyexpositoryessay,Izeroedinonareallifeexampleof
howthisbusinesscanbeusedforgoodorforevil.Topprospectsoftencynosuretowardthe
splendorofprofessionalathleticsanddismissthegrandeurofimpressingpersonnelwith
characterthateclipsesany40yarddashtime(Hall1).Theentiretyofmyessayisbuiltuponthe
twodirectionsprofessionalathletestypicallyveeroncethrownintothespotlight.Ichoseto
explain,fromthestandpointofapotentialscoutingdirector,whatittrulyisthepersonnelare
searchingforinanathlete.Byselectingsuchacontroversialtopic,Idecideditwasbesttoalso
speakononeofthemostheatedplayersinthisgreatdebatetobethecenterfocus.Johnny
Manziel,oneofthegreatestplayersinthisgenerationofcollegeandprofessionalfootballand
alsothegreatestexampleofabadchoicecausedbythemediasconstantpressure.Idontlike
hisantics...IvesaidthatandIllsayitagain.Hesaprivilegedkid,hesembarrassedhimself,
hesembarrassedhisteammatesandhesembarrassedhiscoaches(qtd.inN.Schwartz1).The
basicconceptofmyexpository,asIhadrevealedearlier,waswhatcoachesandscoutsreally
examineonandoffofthefield.AswenowobserveaccordingtoawellknownBarrySwitzer,
thischoicemadegloballybyathletescandetermineyourspotonateamnomatterhowexcellent
yourgameperformanceis.


IzzyHall
Mrs.Cross
English1PAP1
22May2015

ResearchConnectionformyNarrativeEssay:
Divingdeeperintothelikesofmynarrativeessay,Ichosetocentertheattentionona
singlemomentintime,inotherwords,amakeorbreakgamesituation.Actionsareconsidered
tobeextensionsofforce,eachsecondholdsopportunitiesformillionsofoutcomes.Different
happeningscanbeperceivedonewayoranotherdependingonwhetheryouarethepredatoror
theprey.However,thereisoneanswertoeachactionthatdisturbsthebalanceoftheworldthe
perspectivethatonetakesduringthecourseofaction(Hall2).Inthisquotefrommy
conclusion,Iexplaintheessentialwonderingsthatopenedthedoorsformyessay.Isetthestage
inaneeriefashioninordertoreallygetthebraingearsturningforthereaderbyhintingatkey
topicsandcomplexthoughts.Asthestorycontinuesintothemainbodyparagraph,imageryand
metaphorsaccompanyrhetoricalquestionsinordertoaddemphasisontheentiresubjectmatter
ofthenarrative.Allofthesesharethesameinstantaneousprobabilityamomentofactionthat
creates,ordoesnotforthatmatter,animpactfulresponse(Hall1).PreviouslyinmyresearchI
haddiscoverednumerousencounteringsofcareerendinginjuriesandmajorupsetsduetoone
singlesecond.However,onthesamenote,championsandleadersarebornintheexactreplicaof
aprocess.Ifeltthistopicwassouniqueandacquiredanunexpecteddepththatitdeservedtobe
evolvedintoastory.


IzzyHall
Mrs.Cross
English1PAP1
22May2015

ResearchConnectionformyPoetryElement:
Fromamorevisualstandpointwasthecreationofmypoem.Thekeyinonthiselement
wastodemonstratethefeelingsandwondersassociatedwiththesportingeneralinorderto
excitethereaderandcaptivateattentiontodivedeeperintothesubjectmatter.Certainexample
ofpoeticdeviceshavebeensprinkledabouteachstanzasuchas
Acrowdofbeasts,they'veall
gonewild
(Hall1).Likewisetoprojectemphasisalliterationwasutilizedinthefollowing,

Passthepigskin,perfecttheplay
(Hall1).Notonlywasthiselementusedtotinglethesenses,
butstrikeemotionandcomplexideasaswell.Somesayitisjustagame,butlookingintothe
crowdwon'tleaveyouthesame(Hall2).Thefactofthematterboilsdowntoonegreatbig
poemfilledwithimagery,poeticdevicesandaconnectionbacktowhyscoutsdowhattheydo
fromanemotionalstandpoint.

ResearchConnectionformyVisualElement:
Agoodfoundationtoanyteamislayingouttheplans,muchlikethatofsketchinga
paintingbeforeapplyingpaint(Hall1).FormyvisualelementIdecidedtoexpress,froman
artisticview,ametaphorforscouting,aswellasphysicallypainttheelementmyself.Through
outmypreviouslyexplainedconnection,Iconnecttheprocessofcreatingapieceofarttothatof
buildingateamwithastepbystepprocess.Astheartistandhopefulscoutinthissituation,I


IzzyHall
Mrs.Cross
English1PAP1
22May2015
tookprecautionstosymbolizetherelationshipbetweenthesimpleanddetailedaspectsofartistry
andthatofthescoutingworldthroughthevisualofanaggiefootballplayer(Hall1).Inthe
quoteprovidedabove,Irevealthecomplexitybehindtheinitialcompilingofthiswork.The
symbolismanddiversityofthispiecearemuchinrelationthetheresearchandbasicformofthe
jobitself.

ResearchConnectionformyChoiceElement:
Lastbutnotleast,mypersonalfavoriteelementismychoiceofapoem.Afterconducting
myresearch,methodsinsportspsychologyallkeyedinonasingleelementthatIfould
paramounttoagraciousathlete.Witheachturningpage,humblenesswasfoundtobethe
absolutenumberonecharacteristicthatprovidesasuccessfulfoundation.Divinelyimposed
withlimitations,Eachhumanrequiresforhumbling(Hall1).Everysinglepersonhastheir
flawsandsuccesses,anditbecomesamatterofcharacteronhowgraciouslyorpersonalyou
interpreteachupanddown.Dontwasteyourprecioustalent,Leadinganegotisticallife,your
thoughtsalwayswrestling(Hall2).Ibelieveinthetheories,Ibelieveinwhatisjust.Staying
humbleisastrongbeliefofmineandIamoverjoyedIwasabletoexpressthatinrelationtomy
element.