Freedom Writers

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  • Analysis Of Freedom Writers

    This report is on the movie Freedom Writers, made in 2007 by Richard LaGravenese. As found in All Readers Freedom Writers summary by Guru Naila, a young 23 year old teacher at the Wilson High School is faced by diversity in her class, managing the diverse racial group from different backgrounds. Her students include Asian, Hispanic, African American, juvenile delinquents, and poor students. The students face many conflicts among each other, disliking and stereotyping each other based on personal feuds. The conflict among students makes being in school an unpleasant environment for them and they lack motivation for learning. The students refuse to participate in her class activities despite her attempts to engage them by using a variety of…

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  • Freedom Writers Struggles

    Different races goes through different struggles every day no matter what the situation is or what the circumstances may be, and the stories like those told in, A Child Called It, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Freedom Writers explains the reason for that. In most societies blacks and whites see racial issues differently, and the different types of struggles they go through. There are numerous social aspects that boys/girls struggle with just because they are black, white, or Hispanic. As I read…

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  • Conflict In Freedom Writers

    In the movie Freedom Writers, released on January 5, 2007, many conflicts occur in Long Beach, California (“Freedom Writers”). Freedom Writers was directed by Richard LaGravenese. Erin Gruwell, played by Hilary Swank, is a new teacher to Woodrow Wilson Classical High School and is completely unprepared for the classroom (“Freedom Writers”). Hilary Swank adapts to the students and puts them first with all their problems in life. While trying to gain their respect, she tries to get the students…

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  • Freedom Writers: Movie Analysis

    generation’s minds fluctuate with the ideas of success and achievement. Many find themselves in difficult situations that hinder them from believing that success can be found in the palm of their hands. The movie, Freedom Writers, provides an inspiration view into the lives of troubled high school students fighting for success and for survival. The motivational movie should be presented as part of the curriculum of Slippery Rock’s Critical Writing course. The film exhibits ideas of just morals,…

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  • Sociological Issues In Freedom Writers

    Freedom Writers: Sociological Issues There are many films out in the industry that focus on detailing the works of everyday life. Those whose main message is to give us a more forward understanding in the society we as a nation live in. After going through a few, I narrowed it down to one film in particular that touches on many sociological issues we face every day to this day. Freedom Writers, a film influenced on true events, was released in January of 2007 under the production companies of…

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  • Themes In The Freedom Writers

    The Freedom Writers: A Multicultural Approach on Education Imagine walking into your classroom for your first day of teaching at a new school. You’re eager, excited, and more than ready to continue to do what you love. You’re anticipating the very second that the classroom will be filled with students, your students. Unfortunately the picture perfect classroom you had in your head is not what you’re staring at in real life, but instead a self-segregating class filled with “at risk” students…

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  • Theme Of Racism In Freedom Writers

    Racism and discrimination has been a problem in the United States for hundreds of years. The United States has a long history of prejudicial thinking and behavior towards minorities. As the number of minorities and various ethnicities have grown within the United States, progress has all been made in regard to racism and discrimination. The movie, Freedom Writers, directed by Richard LaGravenese depicts how the color of a person 's skin can often define a person. Racism can exist between all…

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  • Freedom Writers Critique

    I recently watched the movie Freedom Writers, directed by Richard LaGravenese took place in Woodrow Wilson high school in Los Angeles, California in 1992. The film was about a highly inspiring teacher Mrs. Erin Gruwell who is fresh out of college, played by actress Hilary Swank. The story line is about integration, high school students that are not interested in learning, in light of the lifestyles they live. The setting of the movie was based in a low poverty area that involved gang life, black…

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  • Freedom Writers Techniques

    Freedom Writers’ is an American film, directed by Richard Granvense and based on a true story about a dedicated and idealistic teacher, Erin Gruwell. Ms Gruwell inspires and teaches her class of belligerent and aggressive students, that there is another life outside of gang violence and death. The students are divided into groups based on racial backgrounds, whom all believe that they have no future. Thus, hatred was part of their everyday life at the beginning of the movie. However, this was…

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  • The Importance Of Education In Freedom Writers

    In America, education is held to a high standard. Therefore, since America holds it to a high standard we are funded by our local taxpayers. Education and funding is probably one of the most taxed things in America. As seen in Freedom Writers, which takes place in a urban area in Los Angeles, Mrs. Erin Gruwell did not have the proper funding to give the proper education to her freshman students. The resources that she needed was not provided to her even if they did have some resources. If…

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