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    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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    Anne Frank Research Paper

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    Anne Frank by Dylan Johnson “I wish to go on living even after my death” are the words of a famous German-Jewish writer and Holocaust victim known as Annelies Marie Frank. Better known to the world today as Anne Frank was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt, Germany. She and her older sister Margot, by three years were daughters to Edith Frank, a loving mother and housewife, and Otto Frank, who was loyal to his family and country by serving as a lieutenant during World War I in the German Army,…

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    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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    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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    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…

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    Annelies Frank is the most memorable victim of the Holocaust. At only thirteen years old she received her diary as a birthday present and used it as a way to cope with conditions of being in hiding- of being alone. Her diary has become the most read novel pertaining to the Holocaust. She left a legacy of the horrid things that the Nazis did during their reign and although she never intended it to do such, she wrote something that eventually was translated into 67 languages, has been read by…

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    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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    Kiting There have been several stories about people circumventing the check cashing system for over one hundred years and several people were incarcerated for numerous years while committing related crimes including fraud. One notable example is Frank Abagnale Jr. who is portrayed in the movie “Catch Me If You Can” and shows how fraud was committed by floating checks and forgery. An employee of Ahi Corporation has suggested a scheme to utilize the postal system for receiving interest income…

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    Anne Frank, wrote a diary that has affected the world by showing how she was just a normal girl who wanted to be her true self. Her diary was the only place she could really be herself (Frank 1). Anne’s one dream for her diary was that it would become a book. She strived for that and wrote that she wanted to be famous and help others. Anne Frank’s influence on World War Two was based on her life, her experiences in hiding, and her diary. Anne Frank’s life was full of hard times and persecution.…

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    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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