One Night With The King

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Focusing on my own interpretation of a film is easy; however, determining whether the facts that I collected and the opinions I formed based on those facts is correct, is harder to complete on my own. Our group discussion of the film One Night With the King was collaborative in that we agreed with one another on several aspects of the film, which many of us had detailed in our essays. I also found our group discussion beneficial in that it helped me understand the context of the film better. I had the chance to build upon the knowledge I had previously obtained through viewing and researching the film and also gain new answers to the list of questions we were required to address in our film paper. Something I found to be one of the most important ideas we discussion was the presence of the Star of David in the film. Esther treasured a necklace that was given to her by her family; strung onto this necklace was a beautiful crystal. Even though it was not mentioned in any of the historical documents my group members and I viewed, this necklace played an important role in the storyline of the film. This significant piece of jewelry made …show more content…
Even though Jesses is not mentioned in any of the historical documents we read, he is present in the film. Not much information is given about Jesse and his relationship to Esther, which gives the reader an opportunity to hypothesize. While watching the film, I decided that Esther and Jesse were probably friends throughout childhood, but that as they got older, their relationship changed. In fact, the viewer knows this has become more than just a friendship because, at one point, Jesse and Esther nearly kiss. However, Esther’s choice stay at the palace in hopes of winning Xerxes’s hand seems to end this relationship for good. What Esther did not see in Jesse it is difficult to say, but her choice to marry Xerxes put her in a prime position to save her

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