Andy Dufresne is a banker who is being convicted guilty of committing the murder of his wife after she cheated on him. He is serving two life sentences in Shawshank Prison located in Maine. Andy knows his capabilities, perhaps that was one of his only strengths, other than hope itself. Andy is a firm believer in that “hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies” (The Shawshank Redemption). Being aware of this, Andy tries with all of his mighty soul to find himself.
Losing something that you have had for a long time can affect the way you act and feel. In the movie The Shawshank Redemption, Andy Dufresne, experiences the death of freedom. The movie follows Andy Dufresne who is sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison for the murders of his wife and her lover and is sentenced to a tough prison. However, only Andy knows he didn’t commit the crimes. Andy Dufresne deals with the death of freedom by saving the captains money, building the library and escaping Shawshank Penitentiary.
Therefore, not trying juveniles as adults will or possibly can lead them to committing other minor or major crimes. Two juveniles who have been tried as an adult would be Nathaniel Brazill who killed his teacher at the age of 13. Brazill got his GED and his law & paralegal certifications in jail. Similarly, Greg Ousley who killed his parents at the age of 14 is serving 60 years behind bars. According to Anderson, he is a model inmate, he is trustworthy behaving himself in prison and getting his education behind bars; got his bachelor's degree in liberal arts.
Andy immediately dedicated himself to programs and activities within the prison upon entry and that is what kept him going in the corrupt prison. Once Andy witnessed that his dedication within the prison was so harshly suppressed, Andy knew it was time to dedicate his life in other areas for “Whatever mistakes [he] made, [he’d] paid for them and then some”.
Also, he was a successful businessman in the retailing of women and mens clothing thus explaining why he wanted his son to have a profession such as becoming a lawyer, due to the high degree of respect the job entails. (“Franz Kafka (1883-1924)”) His father would express how little fond he was of Kafka 's interest in literature rather than law by his low tolerance and short temper. Kafka believed that most of his struggles related to his romance and other personal obstacles were caused by the strain of the complicated relationship between him and his father. As he showed it in his book through his boss, which Gregor was scared of because of how badly he treated him and how he was an overbearing figure that could manipulate and affect someone just because of the power that they have over them. After Samsa’s boss witnessed the transformation from human to being an insect he told Samsa that he had been working very poorly and that he wanted him to put more of an effort or he would get fired.
In Stephen King 's "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption," a man known as Red tells the story of Andy Dufresne. The authorities arrested Andy for a crime he did not commit and subsequently, he ended up in the Shawshank penitentiary with Red. Red, an astute prisoner, described how prison life could take away all hope of surviving on the outside, but for some reason, it did not take Andy 's hope. With hopefulness being an outlandish trait for a prisoner, it was no wonder that Red was always pondering as to how Andy could stay hopeful for so many years. His seemingly endless pondering would cease when Andy broke out of jail in a hole he had dug through the wall.
The main character is busy barricading the house to make it safer, Mr. Cooper is in the basement waiting for Ben to do all the work and take all the risks, much like slave owners did many years ago. Correspondingly, throughout the movie Ben is betrayed and held back by the white people around him, just as the African Americans have been for many years. The ending of this film is graphic and symbolic, as it shows the African American character being murdered and treated like something other than human, he is shot, but there are no repercussions for the shooter, instead he is praised by the sheriff. After Ben is shot the hunting party is shown sinking their meat hooks into him to bring Ben’s body to the fire to be burned. Meat hooks are used by butchers not only to move meat, but to hang it as well.
A Story to Remember Malcolm X’s story is a very touching story of how he started his “Homemade Education”, learning in prison turned his life around for the better and he found his new way of living. In the “Homemade Education,” Malcolm X taught important lessons, such as not to give up on anything, and how people should not give up on their dreams of having success. Prison life can be tough for everyone as it was for Malcolm X. By making himself busy in the world of books, Malcolm X made his life easy in prison but in his mind he was still jealous of his other inmates who were able to read and write. While he was in prison, he used a unique way to teach himself to read and write by using dictionaries to increase his knowledge of reading and, practicing them day and night to make sure he understood everything
This man did not deserve freedom because even after going to prison for forgery and finished his time he left prison stealing money from the prison. Stewart was a man sentenced to yuma territorial prison but because he was insane they sent him to an asylum where he spent some time. After he was cleared they sent him back to the prison to finish the remainder of his time and was actually threatening to take his own life but later it was found out that he dug a hole and escaped from the yuma territorial prison. Even though the placement of the prison was clever it doesn’t stop everyone. Something else that made the Yuma Territorial Prison significant and much needed was, yuma was a very small town and with a small town they’re were more criminals than innocent people.
Lastly, this scene indicated that Atticus Finch had also reached his coming of age stage. In chapter 30. Atticus Finch states, “Let the dead bury the dead”. By this he means because Tom Robinson died for no reason, but was being put in jail for Bob Ewell lying about what happened, that it was prone for him to die. This shows Atticus’s coming of age because he finally accepted the fact that not all men are equal and not all men will be treated fairly it just the way life
Finally he was busted with counterfeit checks and that sent him to a federal prison. While doing prison time he was not a model prisoner either. While Dr Fauteck was still in prison his dad had died and that was thing that made him say he wasn’t going back to prison and wanted change his future. Worked his way into an advertising agency and then finished his studies in psychology. He became a forensic psychologist and one of the most respected psychologists in Chicago.