Compare Two Biographies Of Wayne Gretzky

In this essay, I need to compare two biographies of a famous person. I
will plot out the difference and compare the two books considering point of
view, bias, aim, omission, interest and interpretation. This person is my
hero and idol. He is one of the great player in the history of hockey. He
set the all-time NHL scoring record in 26 seasons and got four Stanley cups
in a row from 1984-1988. He is Wayne Gretzky, the most brilliant and talent
hockey player in this century. I chose the "Gretzky and Taylor" and
"Gretzky with Rick Reilly.
The book "Gretzky with Rick Reilly was an autobiography. It showed how
Wayne Gretzky from his AHL to a famous NHL player. In this book, there were
a ...

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chauffeur. Gretzky called him dad, his name was Walter. However, in the
book "Gretzky and Taylor", it did not show anything in Gretzky's childhood.
It was started when Gretzky became the NHL player, a member of Edmonton
Oiler's rookie. How he became the hall of the frame. The description of
this book was very interesting. The writer show the thing through the game.
For example the first chapter was talking about the 1984 Stanley Cup final
between the Edmonton Oilers and New York Islander.
"Wayne," he said, "don't worry about not scoring so far. Just make
sure that when you do get a goal for us is a big one. " (Page 15 Gretzky
and Taylor ) From this conversation, we could know what had happen at that
time. So, there was different between the point of view of those two books.
Although this two books had the different point of view, they both had
the same aim. They also showed to young people that worked hard was the
only source of success. In the book "Gretzky with ...

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Added: 9/12/2005 03:07:42 AM
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