The Shawshank Redemption

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The Shawshank Redemption by Mind Map: The Shawshank Redemption

1. Hope

1.1. I hope Andy is down there. I hope I can make it across the border. I hope to see my friend and shake his hand. I hope the Pacific is as blue as it has been in my dreams. I hope.

1.2. Let me tell you something my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane.

1.3. Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.

2. Freedom

2.1. When Andy escapes the prison

2.2. It lasted twenty minutes, that beer-break, and for those twenty minutes we felt like free men.

2.2.1. small freedom can be gold

2.3. Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure.

2.3.1. Jake the pigeon

2.3.2. Andy

3. Corruption

3.1. Shawshank Prison

3.2. The Warden

3.2.1. Roothless

3.2.2. Selfish

3.2.3. Killed Tommy in order to keep Andy managing his taxes

3.3. Guards

4. Life behind bars

4.1. Community

4.2. Strict

4.2.1. Unfair Punishements

4.2.2. Corruption and murder of own prisoners (Tommy Williams)

4.3. Brotherhood

4.3.1. Friendship between each prisoner

4.3.2. Red with his smuggling system

5. Deception

5.1. Andy fooled everyone in the prison

5.1.1. was able to escape without anyone knowing

5.1.2. Was able to channel the Warden's/Prison's money into a fake person