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Jessica Parnell ENW 11: Composition Speaker Summary 11/7/2006 Richard Hoffman On November 7, 2006 I attended a speech by a man by the name of Richard Hoffman. Hoffman is a political poet who believes that politics are the heart and soul of our lives. He wrote many poems that are featured in many different magazines, journals, articles and books today. Half the house is the name of the memoir he published that focuses on the safety and well-being of children of today. Without Paradise is also another book that Hoffman published. Some of the greatest aspects of his lecture that affected me were issues such as the role of sports in the male childhood and the necessity of power throughout a males’ life. Depicted by Hoffman through many first hand child experiences, sports are and were a very important part of a boys’ rearing. Accounts of Coach Tom and his grueling sports practices that were often associated with physical and mental abuse to prove the coach’s power over the boys on his team, is
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