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comes to hockey both groups share a deep passion English-Canadians proudly cheer for their Toronto Maple Leafs while the French-French and English Canadians dont have much in common but when it Canadians are devoted to their Montreal Canadiens Indeed hockey can be considered Canadas national sport but to the French hockey was more then just a sport When the Montreal Canadiens step onto the ice the whole French community is right there behind them The game of hockey is what help put Quebec on the map and no one had a greater role in this then Maurice The Rocket Richard Indeed he says he is just a hockey player but in the eyes and hearts of French Canadians he is a cultural icon The game of hockey and his great importance is magnified by the effect he has on the two boys in the stories Im Dreaming of Rocket Richard and The Hockey Sweater and on French Canadians as a community The boy in Clark Blaises Im dreaming of Rocket Richard grows up in a poor family which affects his thinking He is somewhat ashamed of his situation to him poverty was a blight you talked about only in secretBlaise He needs someone to look up to and Maurice Richard is perfect role model He loves the Rocket and the Montreal Canadiens because they are the best at what they do and through them he can taste victory and a feel proud When it comes to hockey the boy feels at home a good example of this is when his cousins are riding their bikes he feels embarrassed because he doesnt own one and thinks to himself Give me ice I thought my stick and a puck and an open netBlaise To this character Maurice Richard and hockey is used to escape reality For the boy in Roch Carriers The hockey sweater hockey is the most important thing in his life
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