One of the greatest football coach named Knute Rockne once said, “One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.” In the novel Tangerine, the novel show sportsmanship when a visually impaired child named Paul moves to new home in Tangerine florida. He plays soccer while his brother Erik is seen as a football star. He finds out about the secrets about Tangerine, Florida and also find out the secrets about his past that his family has been hiding from him for far too long.. The novel shows how the characters show sportsmanship to other characters in the story. In the novel Tangerine, Edward Bloor uses the motif of sportsmanship to show that show sportsmanship doesn’t always mean you are a good athlete.
Blacky first realizes that racism isn?t just a local phenomenon and that it is not just the kids but the entire community who have grown accustomed to racism. at the game in Tangaratta, when Blacky gets into a fight with Mad Dog (a local kid). Dumby comes to Blackys rescue and subsequently ends up in a physical fight with mad dog. When Mad Dog gives up and puts out his hand as a piece offering he takes a cheap shot at Dumby and says ?Don?t shake hands with no Boongs? pg 121 (Boongs Australia an offensive term for an Aboriginal Encarta online). Blacky uses this as an excuse to be friends with Dumby so that the others wouldn?t think he was sympathetic to the Nungas.
Ladies and gentleman, the film Australian Rules is simply impossible to overlook as Australia’s entry into the international film everything that a proper ‘Australian’ film should, drama, romance, action and deceit. It portrays cultural differences that create segregation between the fabrics of society in a town that doesn’t possess the capacity to co-exist which is evident in urbanized Australia.
Racism can also be seen when Blacky witnessing the fight between Dumby and Mad Dog. After Mad Dog punches Dumby in the side of the face, Mad Dog makes a racist comment; "Don't shake hands with no boongs." (p.29). Blacky’s reaction is selfish because he thanked Dumby for saving him, instead of asking how he is feeling after the racist comment made by Mad Dog, which demonstrates the racism within the community. Blacky becomes aware of racism when he is sitting in the shed with Clarence and notices a racist comment in graffiti on the wall above Clarence: "BOONGS PISS OFF." (p.121)
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