Andy Dufresne's Death In Shawshank Redemption

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Death affects people in many different ways, it can affect the way you think and the way you act. In the movie Shawshank Redemption, Andy Dufresne, who has been sentenced to two life sentences in Shawshank prison for a crime he did not commit. Andy Dufresne deals with the death of his freedom by helping the prison staff, by helping inmates get their high school equivalency, and by digging and escaping from Shawshank prison. Being able to do something you enjoy can give you a sense of freedom even when you are not free. Andy Dufresne deals with the death of his freedom by helping the prison staff and the warden do tax related things, an example is when Andy and his group of friends were tarring a roof and Andy convinced Hadley to give them beer in exchange for tax work. When Hadley agreed to giving them the beer it gave Andy and his friends a sense of freedom they felt as if they were tarring…show more content…
Andy Dufresne decided to tunnel out of Shawshank prison and escape with the wardens money, because he was locked up for something he did not do, Andy knew that he was not getting out, not if the warden could help it. Andy knew he had to do something, he knew what he was going to do the night he engraved his name on the wall, he knew that he was innocent and that he had to give himself the freedom that was wrongfully taken from him. This is how Andy deals with the death of his freedom, he escapes and takes the wardens money to give himself his freedom. If I were in a similar situation to Andy, I would tunnel out of Shawshank if I knew I was innocent and I would take the wardens money. I would do this because free people should not be treated like guilty ones, and if you are in a situation where they will keep you locked up no matter what you have to do what you have to do in order to free
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