The Shawshank Redemption

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The Shawshank Redemption by Mind Map: The Shawshank Redemption

1. Key events/moments that develop the narrative

1.1. Andy's several months in solitude

1.2. When the warden has Tommy Williams shot for saying that he would speak in defense of Andy

1.3. When Andy finally gets the funding for the library

1.4. Andy volunteers to do the taxes for Captain Hadley

1.4.1. The reason that Andy has volunteered to do the taxes, is so that he has some semblance to his previous life outside, and he has something that can keep him busy so that he won't go insane.

2. How Characters develop and change:Their Decisions, what motivates them, what influences them

2.1. Brooks - suicide

2.2. Andy - To help the guards with their taxes

2.3. Redd - The free poster to Andy after he comes out of Solitary Confinement

3. How production techniques influence the audience's view of the above points

3.1. Plot

3.2. Setting

3.3. Music

3.4. Filming Angles

4. Relationships that develop between characters and outcomes of these relationships

4.1. The relationship that develops between Brooks and Andy changes and grows immensely throughout the movie.

4.2. The Sisters are not gay, but are so insecure that they feel the need to pray on others. They bash up and rape Andy on man occasions. Although we don't see the rape, it is implied in the narrate: "sometimes Andy was able to fend them off, and sometimes they got the better of him."