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Small Towns

Describe the town of Odessa. Include information about its social, cultural, economic, and racial atmosphere. How do these factors affect everyday life in the small town, as well as the town's attitude about sports? Compare Odessa compare to the communities of Midland and Carter.

Small Towns

H.G. Bissinger explains that his primary motivation for writing "Friday Night Lights" was to find out why Americans show so much interest in sports. He also wanted to know how a high school football game had the power to keep a town together during difficult times. Is Bissinger successful in finding answers to his questions? Explain your answer. In your opinion, why do small towns care so much about sports, especially football?

Community

Bissinger notes that the sense of community in Odessa is immense when it comes to football. Why is this so? Does it seem that community...

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