Shawshank Repetition: A Character Analysis

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“Hew out of the mountain of despair to a stone of hope, and you can make your life a splendid one.” This is my grandfather’s favorite quote. He kept saying that to me when he tried to pass on his life experience to me. Not paid much attention to it, I never thought that hope is the power to wake up my sleepy potentials. It was not until have seen the Shawshank Repetition directed by Frank Darabont that I realized how the hope can motivate me when I suffered. I developed constant sense of hope from the Shawshank Repetition.
It was chilly spring night when I was returning from my grandfather’s grave. It has been six months since he passed away peacefully. Earlier on that night, my parents told me that we might soon be leaving China to go to the
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As a young banker with promoting future, Andy never imagined he would spend his rest of life in prison. However, he still kept his faith, holding the hope of being free one day. He managed to keep his mind free from the drab walls around him. He made himself believe that he was free to create an opportunity with his great aptitude. His fellow inmates were astonished by his ability of doing this. One of them, Red, showed great respect to him, and they became great friends. Andy proved to Red that he would never give up hope however awful the situation was. “Remember that hope is a good thing, red, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.” Andy wrote these words to Red after he escaped from the prison. These words haunted me for a long time. It made me think what I would do if I was Andy. What life have for me in the next moment? I would never know till it happens. Things may be terrible and beyond my imagination. Can I keep my hopes alive when those things come to

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