Remember the Titans

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Jennifer Graves Summer School Health Class June 6, 2008 Remember the Titans Essay

Have you ever watched a movie where there was not a conflict at some point that needed to be solved? The answer should be no because within every movie there is always some kind of conflict that must be solved. In “Remember the Titans” there are at least a series of ten or more conflicts, whether they are physical, mental, interpersonal, or even just random violence. These conflicts affect the movie itself and because of that cannot be just left open but must be resolved at some point or in some way; along with that they also are either solved in a good way or a very bad way. “Remember the Titans” is the story about a school in North Carolina, where up until 1971, was all white and was segregated against the blacks. This of course causes most of the conflicts because of the white not liking the black and vice versa. As the story continues there are problems that arise but each one of them is solved in a very unique way whether it is the football players, coaches, or everyone personally that solve it.

As the movie begins in the time of 1971, there are groups of whites on one side and blacks on another side, having an interpersonal conflict about the school becoming integrated. A white boy gets an attack of random violence and he is killed, causing a group of white football players, deciding split second, create an assailant against a group of black people; thinking that if some blacks decide to do random violence on a white person that it is ok for them to create an act of aggravated assault on the blacks. The boys run off to go do their deed when all of a sudden Coach Yoast follows them in his pick up truck to stop them, stating to them that they do want to get into the truck because they should know that it is not right to go off and attack people; this was a very well planned manner that the conflict was in fact solved. Coach Yoast does the magnificent job of keeping those...
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