Finding Forrester Character Analysis

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In the movie Finding Forrester, a young boy and an old man meet under the most unusual of circumstances, creating an unlikely friendship that changes them both. As the elder, William Forrester is a mentor to Jamal who gives him valuable advice on life and his writing. At the same time however, Jamal teaches him a lesson too. When he introduces himself into his life, Forrester was still blaming himself for the death of his brother, and was desperately tries to hide from his past by becoming a recluse. Jamal brings along with him the lesson of moving on and making the best of your life. He himself is a shining example of what Forrester’s attitude should be like. Being black and from the Bronx, he faces prejudice and doubt when he enters

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