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    Hope is what you dream about coming true in your life. The film Shawshank Redemption directed by Frank Darabont is a story about a man called Andy Dufresne. Being convicted for the murder of his wife and her lover. Now he has to live his life in Shawshank prison for the rest of his life. Despite this, Andy tries to make the prison a better place by giving hope to the prisoners. Andy does this by giving beers to his fellow prisoners, plays music throughout the whole prison, and finally builds a library

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    The Shawshank Redemption is based on a book written by Stephen King. The story is centered around two imprisoned men; (Andy Dufresne and Ellis Boyd “Red” Redding), both convicted for murdering their wives. While serving their respective life sentences in jail, Andy and Red get to know each other. They develop a very special friendship that I personally view as a lifesaver for both of them. Red is known throughout the prison as the one with connections as he smuggles items from the outer world. This

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    The following poster was designed by Noah Van Belle to explore the deeper meaning, found in the film The Shawshank Redemption, in just a single and simplistic image. The primary image, which is a rock hammer, represents the motifs of friendship and hope that is displayed throughout the film. The rock hammer is the first item that Andy, the protagonist, obtains from Red, who is also an inmate. This exchange between Red and Andy is the spark of their strong friendship. This friendship proved to be

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    Analyzing Shawshank Redemption Crystal Gayle Frapp January 31, 2014 Analyzing Shawshank Redemption The film that will be analyzed and discussed is the Shawshank Redemption, which was Director by Frank Darabont and is a Story by Stephen King. It is based in 1946, a man named Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins) is convicted of killing his wife and her lover, and him going to prison and dealing with the struggles of prison life as a truly innocent man. . “He's sentenced to a life term at the Shawshank State

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    The 1994 film, The Shawshank Redemption, directed by Frank Darabont, presents a complex and brutal prison environment for both its guards and inmates. Andy Dufresne, an inmate who is wrongly convicted of murder, is faced with several facets of the grim and isolated nature of Shawshank penitentiary. Throughout the film, several correctional concepts are illustrated that present inimitable challenges for both Dufresne as well as other inmates in the prison. The major correctional concepts that shaped

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    Dufresne, a life sentence would become an opportunity to better the lives of those around him, all while instilling hope for his future. Not only does Andy achieve the ultimate redemption, he also exercises justice and moral responsibility. Based on the 1982 short novel by Stephen King, Frank Darabont’s 1994 film The Shawshank Redemption uses narration, quantity of light, and a soundtrack to demonstrate the extreme value of having hope and sound morality. The film uses numerous elements to help

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    During the final sequence of The Shawshank Redemption, Frank Darabont, the director, used dialogue, symbolism and different camera techniques to create meaning for the viewer. These techniques helped to portray the idea of hope, freedom and determination, through the scenes. They built tension, keeping the viewers interest, and showed admiration in the relationship between Red and Andy. The first of these techniques, dialogue, was largely used by Darabont, in the form of a voice over. It was used

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    In the film ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ by Frank Darabont, it informs us about the hardships in the prison of Shawshank and hopes to achieve freedom. The characters in Shawshank Redemption present a variety of social issues. Throughout Andy and Red’s sentence in prison, issues of identity, motivation, and anxiety are brought about within the film. Darabont shows us the affects of prison life during and after a prisoner’s sentence in prison. Shawshank Redemption portrays these social issues through

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    Step 1. The Shawshank Redemption follows Andy Dufresne, a banker who is framed for the murder of his wife and her lover. He is sentenced to two consecutive life sentences at Shawshank State Penitentiary. During his time served, he overhears that the guard inherited $35,000 and not wanting to pay taxes on that. Andy tells the guard to gift the $35,000 to his wife as a one-time transaction that will be tax free up to $60,000. He then convinces the guard that he will prepare the paperwork for him also

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    The film “The Shawshank Redemption” directed by Frank Darabont is set in Maine. This film is about a young successful banker named Andy Dufresne who is wrongfully convicted of killing his wife and her lover and is sentenced to a double life in prison. Andy ends up becoming an inmate in Shawshank prison where he learns about the unpleasantness and brutality of prison life. Andy holds on to his dreams and his hope and along the way he befriends a couple of his fellow inmates, and one of them was a

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