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  • Values And Consequences In The Film Shawshank Redemption

    The film Shawshank Redemption is an award-winning film by Frank Darabont in which an innocent man, Andy Dufresne, is sentence to two life sentences for the murder of his wife and her lover. Andy is sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary for after being wrongly convicted even after professing his innocence. While imprisoned Andy befriends a man everyone knows as Red who is known for being able to smuggle things into the prison. Over the years Red is able to get Andy a rock hammer as…

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  • Fear And Fear In The Film The Shawshank Redemption

    The Film The Shawshank Redemption a about Andy DuFresne, an innocent man who is sentenced a life sentence after being framed for killing his wife and her lover. Once Andy gets to Shawshank prison he sees the how hope and fear can dramatically affect the outcome of any situation. People who fear often lack self-confidence and motivation making every obstacle harder. Allowing people just like Warden Norton and Heywood to use fear to control people with intimidation and violence. While…

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  • Character Traits Of Anne Frank

    Anne Frank was a Jewish girl who lived during the mid 1900’s. Due to her religion, her family was a prime target of Hitler who was the current dictator of Germany. Once Hitler had invaded the Netherlands Anne had to go into hiding with her family because they feared for their safety. The new home that they were forced to adapt to was the secret annex and they had spent two years there. During this two year time period Anne lived in fear and was in danger every second of her life. She still…

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  • Ninth Street Market Analysis

    When I think of my Italian heritage, the first place that comes to mind is the Ninth Street Italian Market in Philadelphia. I think of all the different family owned butcher shops, bakeries, specialty cheese shops, restaurants and more that have been in business longer than I have been alive. At one time, this outdoor market was an urban enclave in which mainly Italian and Jewish immigrants worked, lived and raised their families. Today, while this outdoor market has become diversified with…

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  • Shawshank Movie Analysis

    This movie shows us the hope that Andy Dufresne had with him the whole time he was in prison. It is the hope that we find Søren Kierkegaard and Albert Camus talk about – existentialist hope. After having read on the philosophies of the two existentialists, I started to realize how I could see that hope being portrayed in this movie. Existentialism is focused on human existence and how to become fully human. For Kierkegaard, to exist means to stand out which was exactly what Andy did a few…

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  • World War One Chapter Summaries

    Chapter 0 Protagonist/s: Marie-Laure LeBlanc/ Werner Pfennig Antagonists: Germans Time: 7th August 1944 Setting: Saint-Malo, France Summary: Hours before the bombs are dropped in the city of Saint-Malo; leaflets are dropped to inform the inhabitants to evacuate. The story’s main characters/protagonists, 16-year-old Marie-Laure and 18-year-old Werner Pfennig both have not yet evacuated. Marie-Laure is a blind girl. She is alone in her great-uncle, Etienne’s house. Werner is a soldier in the…

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  • Frank Darabont's Cinematic Techniques In The Shawshank Redemption

    What idea does Frank Darabont, the director and screenwriter for The Shawshank Redemption, explore in his film? What cinematic techniques does he use/manipulate in order to portray these ideas?

Interview Host: Today I am joined by the director and screenwriter of the internationally acclaimed motion picture The Shawshank Redemption, Mr. Frank Darabont. The film is accompanied by numerous accolades, seven Academy Awards nominations and two Golden Globe nominations, cementing its status as a…

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  • Analysis Of Dear Kitty

    recollection of helping Anne Frank and her family go into hiding. Miep, was a Dutch citizen who was hired by Anne’s father, Otto Frank. In the summer of 1942, Mr. Frank had initially hired Miep to be the secretary of the business he managed, but with the Nazis ceasing all the Jews from Holland, he would soon need her help with hiding his family. Miep, along with the other four staff members, agreed to help. The Frank family hid in an attic above the business where both Miep and Mr. Frank worked…

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  • The Life Of Jews In The Diary Of Anne Frank

    taken into hiding for her life. She and her family are in hiding for more than two years with another family and a dentist. During those long years, she waits in fear that everyone in the annex could found. That is what Anne Frank has had to go through. In The Diary of Anne Frank, Anne and the other seven hide in an annex above a warehouse. They hid for their lives, because they were Jewish. As Hitler came into power, he restricted Jews and invaded other countries. Due to this, World War ll had…

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  • Theme Of Mise En Scene In Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption (1994), directed and written by Frank Darabont, is a film that takes place in the 1940s and follows Andy Dufresne, who is convicted of multiple sentences for allegedly killing his wife and the man she was cheating on him with, which he denies ever having done. Andy befriends a few inmates and grows close to a man named Red who throughout the film assists Andy with anything he needs. After a number of years, a new inmate arrives who tells Andy a story about a man he knows…

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