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  • Andy And Reds Friendship
    930 words
    Red and a Tall Drink of Water In a darkened room two passionate lovers eagerly embrace. Outside a distraught man sits in a truck, boozing it up. The old song ' If I Didn't Care ', plays from a tinny radio. The drunk man fumbles with a gun while he tries to get out of the truck. He opens the door of the truck, stumbles, drops and breaks the bottle of alcohol, and the extra bullets spill onto the ground. The next scene is in a court oom where a lawyer is questioning a man. ' I was upset. I was con...
  • Death Of His Best Friend
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    The Plot... The tone of the book was very depressing. The time era of the book was the 1980's-1999. This book is an adult and child book. It deals with coping with the loss of a loved one and a good friend, battle with a psychiatrist. The age group of kids in story was teenagers. It deals with alcohol, mental illness, internal struggle and realization. The main character was a male his status was a student. His sense of humor was mostly serious. He had average intelligence and he was very athlet...
  • Andy From The Prison Life
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    Rhetorical Analysis of The Shawshank Redemption The Shawshank Redemption is an inspiring story about Andy Dufreine and his efforts to maintain hope in horrible situations. The directors used many effective methods that displayed signs of hope in such a horrible place. Andy maintained hope by distracting his mind and always staying occupied. Andy was also inspired to survive by helping others find hope in life. The creators of this movie used several effective, and often subtle, methods to illust...
  • Hidden For Red After Andy's Escape
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    " Shawshank Redemption" The "Shawshank Redemption" truly one of the finest films of all time, it has no flaws. It was a gripping presentation from start to finish; I would rate it a perfect ten. It is a great adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the Shawshank Redemption. I thought the film version did a great job at capturing the essence of the book. There wasn t really any major scenes edited out and it stuck to its basic plot summary. I thought all the actors were superb, but three stood out ...
  • Character Andy In The Story
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    In the video "I'm A Fool", By Sherwood Anderson, there sare many events that occur that cause the main character, Andy, to prove his true personality. In the story Andy cotridicts himself and shows how easy it is to make insipid mistakes. In the story Andy proves himself to be an unsympathetic character because he acs foolish, timid, unremorseful and as a masquerader. In the story Andy acts foolish because he lies to impress people that he feels to be better than him to put on a good front; in p...
  • Red By Andy
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    White 2 Hope Stephen King published his novella "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption in 1982. In 1994 this novella was turned into a movie called The Shawshank Redemption. Frank Darabont wrote the screenplay. A good adaptation will capture the same overall essence of the written book or novella. Darabont did a wonderful job of adapting this novella into a movie. He captured the overall essence in a way that makes a heart rejoice in happiness and relief. The adaptation of The Shawshank Red...
  • Roy And Andy
    560 words
    In the movie, The New Centurions, it shows the good, the bad, and the evil. It is a good reality movie that give you a feel for policing in LA. Even though it is out dated, the same things happen today in our society that happen in the movie. Roy Fehler, a rookie cop out of the police academy is assigned with Andy Kilvinski, a veteran cop. They got a good relationship started right in the beginning. The only bad thing that I saw was the fact that Roy was being exposed to the bad habits of Andy. ...
  • On The Sidewalk Bleeding
    685 words
    Conflict is an important part of any short story. The short story, "On the Sidewalk Bleeding", contains three major conflicts: man vs. man, man vs. nature, and man vs. himself. In this essay, I intend to explain, prove, and analyze these three struggles. The most obvious and simplest struggle in "On the Sidewalk Bleeding" is man vs. man. "He [Andy] had been stabbed ten minutes ago. The knife had entered just below his rib cage and had been drawn across his body violently, tearing a wide gap in h...
  • Help Andy
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    The movie, Philadelphia, was an excellent example of the severe discrimination many people with Aids are exposed to. In this instance the main character, Andy, was also gay. Unfortunately, in our society, he was faced with a double whammy. The gay is sis controversial enough, but to compound that in the work force with having Aids would be almost unbearable for any person to cope with. Tom Hanks played Andy with a serious need to communicate to the viewers how everyday life, work, emotions and b...
  • Gut The Deer Andy
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    The process of finding out who one is can be very turbulent and confusing. Through growing up one goes through so many different changes in terms of one's personality and deciding who they are and what they want to be. The little girl in David Kaplan's "Doe Season" goes through one of these changes, as do many other adolescents confused about who they are, and finds out that there are some aspects of a person's identity that cannot be changed no matter how hard he / she tries. Andy is a nine-yea...
  • Andy Warhol
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    ever before have I encountered more intriguing works of art than those done by Andy Warhol. I have been curious about his life ever since I saw his work in Milwaukee. I saw his famous work of the Campbell's Soup Can. By viewing this, one can tell he is not your average artist. I'm sure his life is full of interesting events that shaped him into who he was. As an artist myself, I would like to get to know the background of his life. I may then be able to appreciate his styles and understand why a...
  • Andy's Hardships In Prison
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    SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION There is nothing more pathetic than a man without hope. In The Shawshank Redemption, Andy is a man that is imprisoned for a crime that he did not commit. He sentenced to life in prison and with this verdict he is raped of all hope for a normal life. Once a successful investment banker, Andy uses the skills he learned on the outside, to make life more bearable on the inside. Despite his imprisonment, Andy had a plan not only to succeed in life but also to help those who befri...
  • Andy
    800 words
    The Purple Jacket To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable, claimed the U. S psychoanalyst Erich Fromm. On the Sidewalk Bleeding by Evan Hunter demonstrated Erich Fromm's idea clearly. When the main character, Andy realized that he was dying because of his Royal membership, he realized that he missed a lot of meaningful things in life. First, he realized that his entire plan with Laura burst like a fragile bubble, because he was dying. Second,...
  • Doe's Death Andy
    690 words
    In "Doe Season" the author David Michael Kaplan shows a girl's initiation from a childhood into adulthood. It shows becoming a girl as a rite of passage. The author uses many symbols through out the story to reveal Andy's discovery of her own identity. In the beginning of the story Andy remembers a trip she took with her family to the New Jersey Shore. The ocean is something that frightens her and the smell makes her think of death. At one point Andy's mom's swimsuit top came off because of the ...

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