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Unformatted text preview: Elwood Reid begins his essay like a confession. By starting with “I did bad things for football” he provokes readers to question what and why. The autopsy begins here. Reid starts from where his desire to be a football player was catalyzed. He then details how this desire gradually consumed him and caused him to die—not a physical but an emotional death. He dissects his “body” after the fact and draws new discoveries and confirmations from it. Many of these reflections are exemplified through his commentary. Through this commentary he dissects his thoughts and in turn confirms some of the many reasons he did bad things for football. Final Cut Autopsy as a tool.—confirms/allows discovery Dead patients are treated poorly My Body My Weapon My Shame Start off with image of tool-bring in death along with it…. Build up to it...
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- Spring '10
- Elwood Reid, Final Cut Autopsy