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I BA HISTORY 12TH JULY 2011

I BA HISTORY 12TH JULY 2011

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    My Greatest Olympic Prize-Jesse Owens My Greatest Olympic Prize-Jesse Owens Presentation Transcript

    • GOOD MORNING 12TH JULY 2011 II HOUR I BA HISTORY SPIC SEMINAR HALL BY S. NEHRU MY GREATEST OLYMPIC PRIZE JESSE OWENS NOTES
    • MY GREATEST OLYMPIC PRIZE PART A QUESTIONS
    • ONE MARKS
      • Who is Jesse Owens?
      • In what event did he set Olympic record?
      • Who is the tall man Jesse Owens did meet in the Olympics?
      • In which year did Owens meet Luz Long?
      • Did Luz Long believe in Nazism?
      • What was the season referred in the text?
    • One marks
      • Where did the Olympic games take place?
      • In which country does Berlin situated?
      • What was Owens new Olympic record?
      • Why did Jesse Owens make fault?
      • Why did Jesse Owens hit the ground?
    • One Marks
      • Was Owens confident when he reached Berlin?
      • What shattered the confidence of Jesse Owens?
      • What is the spirit of Olympics?
      • What was the reaction of Luz Long after Jesse Owens winning gold?
      • What was the greatest Olympic prize for Owens?
    • One Marks
      • What is the nationality of Jesse Owens?
      • What is the nationality of Luz Long?
      • Who was ruling Germany in 1936?
      • Hitler considered the German athletes as the member of---------
      • Who commits mistakes?
      • Who patted the shoulders of Jesse Owens?
    • One marks
      • What did Jesse Owens wanted to show to Hitler?
      • According to Hitler------race is the superior race.
      • Who are Germans according to Hitler?
      • What was the mind of Owens preoccupied with?
      • What did Hitler insist?
    • Annotations
      • General Context
      • Particular Context
      • Explanation of the Passage
    • General Context
      • Title of the Lesson
      • Author of the Lesson
      • Example:
      • This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
    • Particular Context
      • Theme of the Lesson
      • What does the Lesson deal with?
      • Example: Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
    • Explanation
      • Explain the main idea of the passage
      • Explain what does the passage suggest
    • Annotation 1
      • Q:I wasn’t too worried about all this. I’d trained, sweated disciplined myself for six years with the game in the mind.
      • A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
      • Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
      • Patriotic feeling was running high in Germany. Owens did not bother as he trusted in his efforts.
    • Annotation 2
      • Q:I was in for a surprise. When the time came for the long jump trials, I was startled to see a tall boy hitting the pit at almost 26 feet on his practice leaps.
      • A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
      • Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
      • Here he refers to Luz Long. He was surprised by his performance
    • Annotation 3
      • Q:I supposed that if Long won, it would add some new support to the Nazis' Aryan-superiority theory.
      • A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
      • Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
      • Here Owen thinks what will happen if Germany wins.
    • Annotation 4
      • Q: After all, I am a Negro. A little hot under the collar about Hitler's ways, I determined to go out there and really show Der Führer and his master race who was superior and who wasn't.
      • A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
      • Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
      • Here Owens expresses his determination to win the medal and prove to the world.
    • Annotation 5
      • Q: An angry athlete is an athlete who will make mistakes, as any coach will tell you. I was no exception.
      • A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
      • Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
      • Here Owens refers to his anger against Germans which made him to make faults in trials.
    • Annotation 6
      • Q: ''Did I come all the way from America for this?'' I thought bitterly. ''To foul out of the trials and make a fool of myself?'‘
      • A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
      • Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
      • Here Owens shows his frustration after failing twice in the qualifying jumps.
    • Annotation 7
      • Q: ''Something must be eating you,'' he said – proud the way foreigners are when they've mastered a bit of American slang. ''You should be able to qualify with your eyes closed.'‘
      • A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
      • Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
      • These are the words uttered by Luz Long. He asks what bothers Owens.
    • Annotation 8
      • Q: Suddenly all the tension seemed to ebb out of my body as the truth of what he said hit me.
      • A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
      • Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
      • After Long’s advice of marking few inches behind board Owens felt relaxed and confident.
    • Annotation 9
      • Q: You can melt down all the gold medals and cups I have, and they wouldn't be a plating on the 24-carat friendship I felt for Luz Long at that moment.
      • A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
      • Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
      • Here he feels that his friendship with Luz Long is greater than that of all the medals he has won.
    • Annotation 10
      • Q: We sat in his quarters and talked for two hours - about track and field, ourselves, the world situation, a dozen other things. 
      • A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens.
      • Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won.
      • Jesse Owens and Luz Long’s meeting on the eve of the finals is expressed here
    • Learn 10 Words From Lesson1
      • Insist
      • Startled
      • Evidently
      • Nervousness
      • Reassure
      • Essential
      • Fake
      • Epitome
      • Leap
      • supremacy
    • Essay Question
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