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    Shawshank Redemtion is a well know movie that was based on Stephen King’s short story “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemtion.” The movie is about Andy Dufrense (Tim Robbins) who goes to Shawshank prison for two life sentences for a crime he did not commit. There he meets a group of men and starts making friends with one of them, Ellis Boyd Redding (Morgan Freeman), or Red as he is called. Andy slowly gets on the guards’ good side and is e.g. allowed to renovate the prison library. This masterpiece shows the blunt anger and the class divison inside the prison with a lot of surprising and well made twists. Andy Dufrense is sent to prison in the beginning of the movie for murdering his wife and her lover, even though he is innocent. He arrives at the prison and is quick to get into Red’s gang. Red is known for smuggling things into the prison or as ‘the guy who can get things’. Early in the movie Andy gets a rock hammer and a poster of Rita Hayworth. Those things become very important later on in the movie. In Andy’s first year of prison he is regularly assaulted and raped by a gang called The Sisters and their leader Bogs. He does not complain but tries to inhibit them and is happy when he gets a job license-plating the roof. There he hears the captain of the guards, Byron Hadley, complaining about money problems and as a former banker, helps him.…

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    You Reap What You Sow Everyday people do wonderful things to make the world a better place, and others do horrific actions that serve only themselves. No matter which route you choose to go, good or bad, you will reap the consequences of your actions. Life is like gardening, if you sow good seeds you will in turn be rewarded with good crops, and if you sow bad seeds your crops will be bad. Your past actions will determine your future karma, one cannot commit wrongful actions and expect…

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    Tim Robbins plays a role in Frank Darabont’s ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ (1994) as a prominent banker named Andy Du Fresne who is unjustly convicted of murder and is then sentenced back to back life sentences at Shawshank prison. Tim’s character is befriended by a fellow inmate Red, excellently played by the world renowned one and only Morgan Freeman. These main characters greatly help to reveal the harsh realities of prison life. Much of the story is about survival – about surviving wherever…

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    The Shawshank Redemption

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    The Shawshank Redemption, widely considered one of the greatest movies of all time, is a film released in 1994 that was based on a short novella written by Stephen King in 1982. The screenplay, written and directed by Frank Darabont, is a period piece, set in the 1940’s, based on a friendship between two cons serving life sentences for murder, in Shawshank State Penitentiary. Andy Dufresne, played by actor Tim Robbins, is a banker who has been convicted of killing his unfaithful wife and her…

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    In Truman Capote’s novel In Cold Blood, Capote follows the stories of both a murdered family, the Clutters, and their murderers, Richard “Dick” Hickock and Perry Smith. Over the course of the novel, Capote reveals that Hickock and Smith met in prison and reconnected once they were both released (161). The pair’s target in invading the Clutter household was money in an alleged safe; murdering the Clutters would just ensure no witnesses could identify them as the killers (Capote 161). Eventually…

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    Shawshank Redemption: Text response Opening scene: - What happens to Andy du Fresne and Red? Andy du Fresne was accused murderer of his much loved wife. He was sent to 2 life sentences in Shawshank prison. Red on the other hand was convicted of murder as well and he was sent to 1 life sentence before Andy. It started out with Andy in the court room with slight glimpses of the night he was accused of murdering his wife. Red was introduced in a parole calling to see if he had changed or had been…

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    both ‘Shawshank Redemption’ and ‘The Green Mile’, inspiring messages are portrayed, the films are stimulating and thought provoking and overall truly moving. Frank Darabont uses different techniques in both The Green Mile and Shawshank Redemption to create various envisioned responses in the reader. This enables the audience to comprehend the characters feeling and situation and enables them to apply it their own lives and not merely segregate the characters state of affairs from themselves due…

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    Humanity has pondered the meaning of life since its first steps—as doing so provides a confounding sense of purpose among the entropy that is the universe. This purpose can help free individuals from their doubt, and pain, and lead them to overcome that which was considered impossible, and all while inspiring the people around them. Within Frank Darabont 's Shawshank Redemption, these ideas are represented by one of the main protagonists of the story—Andy Dufresne, a successful young bank…

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    With Reference to the story ‘The Bet’ by Anton Chekhov, trace in detail, the imprisonment of the lawyer, the beginning of the first year right down to the fifteenth year. Justify the changes that the lawyer underwent at various stages of his imprisonment. What changes did you see in the banker during this period? The Bet is a short story written by Anton Chekhov, who writes based on realistic characters and situations. A wealthy banker and a young lawyer make a bet with each other based on…

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    The movie The Shawshank redemption was produced by Frank Darabont and based off of the Stephen King book The Shawshank Redemption. The film is based around figures of hope for the inmates as a sense of relief to help them by the difficult times. The theme hope is portrayed throughout the film as objects, and in the protagonists Andy Dufresne and Ellis Boyd ‘Red Redding’. The major moments where hope was developed was scenes with music, specifically the scene of the warden’s office and the record…

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