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Michael Oher connects the poem, "The Charge of the Light Brigade" by Alfred Lord Tennyson, to football and relates it to courage and honor.

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  1. Michael discusses the poem in light of football. What other activities or what experiences in life require following without much room for dissension? How do those experiences cause courage and honor?

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  • Jo-Ann Berry
    over 1 year ago
    finding meaning in poetry
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