Athlete Dying Young

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Athlete Dying Young

The Critical Analysis & Summarization of "To An Athlete Dying

Young", by A.E Housman This poem is telling the reader that you can not
wait to win to enjoy your sports life. Life is not based on how much you win,
but how hard you play. One must appreciate their time here on earth and the
things they do because you never know your circumstances. It also makes
references to trophies and glories, saying these things do not mean that you
have won, but you have accomplished something. This poem was read at the funeral
services for Jackie Joyner Kersey because she was a real sports figure who
followed this poem as her guidelines and rules to sports.

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