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Shawshank Redemption Questions

1. What is Andy Dufresne's calling in the film? How do we know when it occurs and what his response is to it?

2) What are the three main trials he encounters and endures? How do we know these are the main three?

3) When is his saving experience and what is it that saves him?

4) What evidence do we see of his transformation?

5) What gifts does he share to others?

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Please rate 5/5 for my 800 words of notes. Please note that the answers are in brainstorming form, not organized, so you can move them around where you see fit. Some overlap occurs, too.

1. What is Andy Dufresne's calling in the film? How do we know when it occurs and what his response is to it?

I feel like Andy's calling is highly spiritual as he clings to his steadfast faith and his infinite hope that his freedom will happen. He also seems to have a calling to save Red and renew hope in Red that freedom, too, is also possible despite their horrific surroundings.

In fact, Andy's fortitude and optimism seem to reflect his calling to have a deeper sense of faith and peace to endure and persevere despite the abuse he endures from the other inmates and the guards' threats. He maintains his faith that even against his wrongful imprisonment, he can find solace and freedom. Andy's letter motivates Red: "Remember Red, hope is a good thing... maybe the best of things."

Andy also assists the inmates in obtaining their high-school diplomas, more evidence of his gift.

2) What are the three main trials he encounters and endures? How do we know these are the main three?

You can also assert how Andy's two weeks of solitary confinement for locking himself in the warden's ...

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Shawshank Redemption film questions are briefly assessed using examples from the film to validate.

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