Tag Archives: Lebron James

Lebron Held the Sky Suspended

The Lakers signed Lebron James and two years later have a championship. While some see him as a mercenary, A.E. Housman has good things to say about mercenaries.

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The Return of King James

Lebron’s return to Cleveland is like Odysseus’ return to Ithaka.

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Lebron James, Poetry in Motion

A Kent Cartright poem to celebrate Lebron’s 61 points.

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Please, Writers–More Complex Narratives

Sports narratives that look only at winning and losing are simplistic and misleading.

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Lebron Explodes for Epic Performance

Lebron’s third quarter explosion against Indiana on Thursday night was Homeric.

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Chicago’s Harpies Take Down LeBron

The thuggish way that the Chicago Bulls ended the Miami Heat’s streak recalls Oliver Wendell Holmes’s “harpies of the shore.”

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LeBron Toys with Foes as Gods with Lear

Lebron James is to opponents as the gods are to King Lear.

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“Hunger Games” a Key to LeBron’s Win

LeBron James may love “The Hunger Games” because he sees in it his own struggles with the NBA.

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Epic Poetry, King James Version

Through his nickname, Lebron James invites associations with the King James Version of the Bible.

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