Alfred has two matches scheduled in December

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Alfred has two matches scheduled in December. The first is against a fighter named Barnes who is  not as quick as Griffin or as strong as Rivera but is a rough customer who fights dirty. Donatelli's  approach is to have Alfred stick and move, punishing Barnes while staying away from him. Alfred  defends himself but offers very little offense. The fight is a draw. Back at the gym after the fight,  Donatelli tells Alfred that it is time to quit boxing; but Alfred insists that he must fight one more time. Lipsyte uses this fight to show that Alfred does not belong in the ring. Alfred is reluctant to hit Barnes  because he keeps thinking of Griffin twitching on the canvas after Alfred knocked him out in his  previous fight. When the crowd boos the boring performance, Alfred dismisses the fans as  bloodthirsty louts. Mr. Donatelli cares most about Alfred as a person. He tells him frankly that he does not have the 
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ENG 3320 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at University of Houston.

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