Analysis Of The Movie ' Shawshank Redemption ' Essay

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Shawshank Redemption is seen my many people as one of the best films of the last 25 years. Throughout this film there are many relationships between the characters and sociological terms. Social change, social inequality, and culture shock are a few of these terms present throughout this film. Along with these terms many other types of crime can be seen as well.
Andy Dufresne was a banker in Maine when he was convicted of murdering his wife and her lover. He was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences. When Andy first gets to the prison, he is very quiet. Only after a month goes by does he finally talk to someone, that person was Red. Red was known as the prison smuggler. Andy approached him asking for a rock hammer and later a large poster of Rita Hayworth.
While working Andy overhears the captain of the guard complaining about taxes on his inheritance. Andy offered to help him with his inheritance in return for three beers apiece for all of his co-workers. This act ended up helping Andy tremendously as he was transferred to the library to help Brooks keep the books. While he helped Brooks he was also doing taxes for the workers of the prison and helping the Warden with the finances of the Prison. As the years pass a man named Tommy gets incarcerated and tells Andy about a story when he was in a different prison. The story had to do with Andy being framed for the murder of his wife and her lover.
Andy presents this information to the Warden who doesn’t want Andy to…

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