My Greatest Olympic Prize

My Greatest Olympic Prize

by Jesse Owens

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In ‘My Greatest Olympic Prize’, what does the author mean by ‘hot under collar’ and ‘Der Fuhrer’?

Last updated August 11, 2021

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What does the author consider as his greatest Olympic prize in Owens’ story with the same name?

Last updated August 11, 2021

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It was said for Jesse Owens that his outstanding performance affirmed that individual excellence rather than a race or national origin distinguishes one man or woman from another. Comment with reference to Jesse Owens’ autobiographical account “My Greatest Olympic Prize”.

Last updated August 11, 2021

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What was Luz Long’s response when Jesse Owens won the gold medal in the board jump finals? Comment on the trait of his character revealed in his action, as expressed in “My Greatest Olympic Prize”.

Last updated August 11, 2021

9398 views1 answers4 votes

Describe how Luz Long and Jesse Owens performed in the board jump finals as narrated in Jesse’s own account “My Greatest Olympic Prize”.

Last updated July 7, 2021

8292 views1 answers7 votes

What was the Nazis’ Aryan superiority or Aryan-supremacy theory, as mentioned in the story “My Greatest Olympic Prize” by Jesse Owens?

Last updated November 19, 2020

16489 views2 answers23 votes

Luz wanted Owens to do his best in the finals, even if that meant his own defeat. How does it reflect the theme of Owens’ autobiographical account “My Greatest Olympic Prize”?

Last updated July 23, 2020

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I wasn’t too worried about all this. What was Jesse Owens not so worried about in his autobiographical writing “My greatest Olympic Prize”? Why?

Last updated April 14, 2020

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Who is Luz Long in “My Greatest Olympic Prize” by Jesse Owens?

Last updated May 26, 2018

11048 views1 answers3 votes

What does Jesse mean by ’24-carat-friendship’? How and when was there a “real friendship” formed between Owens and Luz as expressed by the author in “My Greatest Olympic Prize”?

Last updated April 15, 2018

15082 views1 answers11 votes