Shawshank Redemption Essay

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A brief Synopsis of the Shawshank Redemption in 1946 a man named Andy was convicted of the murder of his wife and her lover. He is sent to jail were the inmates are giving him a hard time with the adjustment of prison life. Making things harder the Prison is filled with corrupted Correctional Officers from the warden on down to the lowest Correctional Officer; Allowing Violent crimes to happen in the prison such sexual assault, murder, and abuse of inmates. Andy is forced to work for the Warden. Andy a former banker uses his banking skills to help out the warden plus some guards, doing business schemes and helping with investments of most of the prison staff. In exchange, he is able to improve the prison library. Today’s prison population…show more content…
They also can no longer relate to civilian life-style or understand it anymore. Inmates should have some source of educational material allowing them to learn a trade or educated themselves to prepare for the outside word and prevent them from returning to prison; when it comes to books and educational material of course the money topic arises, with free labor inmates can work towards something and see their hard work pay off. Let’s say a company out sources to prison for services to produces material inmates can work and the prison can use that money to buy books, also provide teachers willing to teach in jail; this will allow inmates to learn a trade or reach educational milestones such as a GED. After serving years in prison you found find out you’re not guilty and the evidence is found that exonerates you. Personally I would like an apology from the prosecutor, judge and all those involved. What should be the states responsibility to an inmate, a Back pay of an average salary of a government worker to the inmate based on the amount of years served/ Free college tuition due to the lack of educational opportunities in jail/clean record of the inmate/and the finding of a
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