On the Waterfront

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“On the Waterfront shows that change is only brought about by individual effort” Do you agree?

INTRODUCTION.

On the Waterfront shows us that change is not brought about by one person alone, people are influenced by others around them and they have support of many people that have just the same importance as them. Terry Malloy’s role as an individual in change is pivotal as he is portrayed as a strong individual who is a major catalyst in the changes that occur. However, he does not do it alone. Father Barry’s influence was vital as his motivational speeches helped inspire Terry as well as other dock workers to fight for what was right. Similarly, Edie Doyle is resilient in fighting to find out who murdered her brother which involves going to desperate measures to persuade Terry to help her and do the right thing. This shows us that change can be initiated by the individual, it can only be sustained with the support of others of equal importance.

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Terry Malloy’s role as an individual in change is pivotal as he is portrayed as a strong individual who is a major catalyst in the changes that occur.

INSERT EVIDENCE, EXPLANATION AND LINK.

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However, he does not do it alone. Father Barry’s influence was vital as his motivational speeches helped inspire Terry as well as other dock workers to fight for what was right.

INSERT EVIDENCE, EXPLANATION AND LINK.

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Similarly, Edie Doyle is resilient in fighting to find out who murdered her brother which involves going to desperate measures to persuade Terry to help her and do the right thing.

INSERT EVIDENCE, EXPLANATION AND LINK.
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