Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Shawshank Redemption Themes

No description
by

Scott Maguire

on 15 October 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Shawshank Redemption Themes

Shawshank Redemption Themes
Theme Introduction
Two themes to the story:Friendship and hope/freedom
Friendship:displayed through Red and Andy and how they get along
Freedom/hope:displayed through Andy's actions in prison
Friendship
Throughout the film Andy and red do things for each other that reinforce the theme of friendship
Focuses on Andy and Reds friendship, in prison friendship is an extremely important thing
Strong relationship=overcome prison challenges
Examples of friendship

Tarring the roof: Andy risks his life to get the guys some beers
Another scene=Andy vows to bring funding into the prison for a library
Strong example of friendship= Andy makes Tommy Williams take exams so he has an education
Hope

Important theme in the story is hope, it is what Andy uses to make prison life bearable
Andy says that without hope there's no point in living through prison
Music is incorporated a lot with hope as it gives the characters a sense of freedom and Andy says it is the only thing that keeps him going
Examples of hope/freedom


Andy playing music on the speakers
Andy singing in the pit
Andy repeatedly taking beating from the sisters
"Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies"
Conclusion

Film ends on a high note of the two themes
Both Andy and Red are given freedom from the prison
Andy's escape
roof tarring
library
freedom at last
Andy and the speakers
Full transcript