Throw Away The Key Analysis

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It's a known fact that all people make mistakes, do things that are wrong in the eyes of society, and rarely get a second chance. These second chances are blessings as well as curses. Blessings for the people who use their chance for the better, to advance from their loss, to make up for lost ground, and regain a grip on life. Some will grow mentally and go on to help others who are headed down a dead end road. It's saving others from taking the loss, or from putting loss in others' lives. You never know what you have until it's gone due to mistakes. From someone to convert their mind from the negative and turn it positive is a blessing and without a second chance there would never be the opportunity to shine! Nor would there be the opportunity …show more content…
Why do they return to the life of crime because society is the problem that these inmates? The article talks about personal reform is that, “The incentive to incapacitate rather than rehabilitate also driven of by a lack of confidence in offenders’ ability or willingness to turn their life lives around. The assumption with is line is that those who commit crimes-especially serious crimes will repeat their illegal behavior once given the opportunity, thus making incapacitation the ideal choice” (pg. 28). I somewhat agree with this, but we will never know unless they are given the chance to learn from their mistakes because after all they are human like me and you. This author is making the decision that will benefit society by keeping them in prison. Is are they not also part of society. They have made mistakes as a normal human would but don’t get a second chance because it would be a threat. There are solutions that are working, but we as society don’t want inmates to go …show more content…
In Girlhood Shane was given a second chance to turn her life around after what happened between her and her best friend. When she was in this program she had learned her mistake of taking a life. She was felling sorrowful, and guilt for doing that to her friend. That proved that she is human with feelings. She everything in her well to turn her life around even though of her background. In the “Prisoner’s Constitutional Rights,” talked about setting up a program in these rural areas when young folks can escape the reality of all the violence that they see. These programs will give them more help even if they are not getting an education because it’s better than being dead. Also there should be programs like that to rehabilitate the inmates to get them their lives backs. These programs would be beneficial not to the inmates to the society as whole. After they programs went into effect, some inmates benefited from this and were given probation to work in resisted area, and all way to check in with officer. Which every inmate that went out this program did and they never went back to crime. This just showed how two different programs were set to help different people with same problems ended up helping them rather than destroying

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