"Reaction Paper Over The Movie Freedom Writers" Essays and Research Papers

  • Reaction Paper Over The Movie Freedom Writers

    Reaction Paper “The Freedom Writers” Literal level: Who: Erin Gruwell/Ms. G, Steve Gruwell, Scot Casey, Margaret Campbell, and the Freedom Writers What: The Freedom Writers (from the diaries of the students of Room 203) Where: Long beach and Los angeles, California When: 1992-1995 Interpretative level: Erin Gruwell is a young new excited teacher at one of the hardest school Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. At first, Erin is having problem...

    Anne Frank, Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers 1959  Words | 6  Pages

  • Techniques of the Movie Freedom Writers

    ‘Richard La Gravense’s’ movieFreedom Writer’ is based on a true story of a teacher and one hundred and fifty students of Woodro Wilson High School. This story is taken by the Eva’s diary, a true story of a girl, who suffers a lot in her life because of the racial riot. In the movie all the students are affected by the gang violence and racial tension in their life. This movie shows the effort of the teacher, who reconciles all the student in-spite of big racial wall. To erase the gap between the...

    Education, Freedom Writers, Gang 1372  Words | 3  Pages

  • REACTION PAPER ON THE MOVIE

     REACTION PAPER ON THE MOVIE: “Iron Jawed Angels” Administrative Law Joy Ivee O. Ong, JD 2 Student Atty. Judiel M. Pareja Professor Abstract This paper tackles the significance and implications of the movie “Iron Jawed Angels” as regards to how women were viewed in the early 1900’s and the struggles that certain women had undergone in order for the female population to freely cast her vote in a male dominated society. The purpose of this paper is to depict an era when...

    Alice Paul, Democracy, Equal Rights Amendment 1689  Words | 4  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    Possible answers for Six Step Analysis of Freedom Writers exposed 1. List all the different examples of belonging evident in the text: The students are clearly identified as belonging to an ethnic group, based on colour, race and ethnicity, e.g. the Cambodians, the Latinos, the African Americans and the ‘whites’. They also identify themselves as being gang members and belonging to the gang, including having territory and ‘protecting your own’. The majority of the students live in an area...

    Erin Gruwell, Ethnic group, Freedom Writers 3041  Words | 7  Pages

  • Historical, Social and Political Issues in the Movie Freedom Writers

    Historical, Social and Political Issues in the movie FREEDOM WRITERS The thorough presentation of a well researched context in the film provided the environment for priming the viewers on the concept of belonging which was highlighted in the film. This grounded the film and prepared the viewers on the film’s main focus. Through the brief but meaningful snippets of what happened during the trial of Rodney King, the viewers were introduced to the conflict used in the film that surfaced and distinctly...

    1992 Los Angeles riots, 2010, Erin Gruwell 1002  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    The Freedom Writers In America, extremely costly, and inspirational movies on leaps in education and devoted teachers absolutely hinders our society. Our goals are flawed as the actors and actresses who take the persona of these incredible real-life characters are paid far more than the actual people who sacrifice their lives for the social betterment of the future. The flaws in the educational system following the recession of our economy has indubitably been caused by the cutbacks on school...

    Actor, Education, Freedom Writers 995  Words | 3  Pages

  • Movie Reaction Paper

    “The Proposal “Movie Reaction Paper The Proposal is one of those "Laugh-Out-Loud Funny" movies. Showing the typical boss to coworker relationship, this movie brings out all the conflicts in everyday life, and shows how two people who hated each other fell in love. The Proposal also shows the watchers very important keys to communication. In this movie, there are times of impression management and selective perception, self-disclosure, assertiveness and compliance gaining, and lots of conflict...

    Conflict, Father, Impression management 2231  Words | 6  Pages

  • Reaction Paper on the Movie Gi Jane

    Msg Marcelito S Adriano 723484 (FA) PA Subject: Reaction Papers on We Were Soldiers As I watched the movie We Were Soldiers” I recall what is happening in any unit, as the Battalion Commander, Company Commander, Platoon Leaders, Sergeant Major and Troops portray different roles. Leader shows set as an example. He is intelligent, thinking, brave and determined leader. He studies the nature of his enemy carefully. He won’t ask to his man to do, if he can’t do it by himself. He trains his...

    Battle of Ia Drang, First Indochina War, Greg Kinnear 968  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writer

     Interpersonal Communication Freedom Writers Paper Freedom writer is a movie based upon classroom 203, filled with “unfit” students, and a teacher trying to reach out to them. This movie was made during the time of the LA riots where racism war was at its highest. When the school faculty and the students themselves felt it to be a helpless cause to be teached, Mrs. Gruwell stands her ground and tries to prove them all...

    Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers, Hilary Swank 1241  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    Film Application Paper The Freedom Writers Organization Development Seminar Two Prof. Williams Rebecca Shafer 1/17/2012 Film Application Paper: The Freedom Writers In the case of the Freedom Writers, the teacher was the Practitioner and the students were the team. When she first came into that situation the team was not a team they were disorganized and had no sense of teamwork. At the time the teacher/practitioner came into the classroom and was an outsider was not sure what exactly...

    Drama films, Education, Erin Gruwell 982  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writers vs the Outsiders

    Comparing Freedom Writers and The Outsiders Taking place in Long Beach California, Richard Lagravense directed an amazing movie titled “Freedom Writers.” Freedom Writers came out in 2007 and has inspired many teenagers all over the world. Not only do I consider this to be one of my favorite movies, but many others do too. Freedom Writers was a movie with many interesting characters. Hilary Swank stars as Erin Gruwell (Mrs. G), a high school teacher who realizes that teaching is her passion...

    American film actors, American television actors, Erin Gruwell 811  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Freedom Writers

    Introduction Freedom Writers is a drama based on the book “The freedom writers’ diary” by Erin Gruwell and her students at the Woodrow Wilson Classical High School in California. The book is an agglomeration of the writings of these students, inspired by their teacher, to write about the experiences they had to undergo due to the racial tensions and violence existing in the society. The movie is an enrapturing representation of the way in which a teacher revolutionizes the process of classroom teaching...

    Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers, Hilary Swank 1591  Words | 4  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    You can’t always see it, but its soldiers know it’s there. You need to go and watch “Freedom Writers” right this instant. In this heartwarming movie, Hillary Swank plays quirky school teacher Erin Gruwell who, alongside her unsupportive husband (played by Patrick Dempsey) attempts to make history with her class of integration students, played by April Lee Hernández, Jaclyn Ngan, Armand Jones and many more. The movie plays for 122 minutes of pure joy and raw emotion, where we get to see wonderful changes...

    2007 in film, Deance Wyatt, Erin Gruwell 1350  Words | 4  Pages

  • Freedom Writers Diary Movie Questions

    Freedom Writers Diary Movie Questions 1. Eva’s view of herself and her people is that their nationality is competing with other races because of the discrimination. When Eva is a child, she is taught by her father that she has to fight for her people. “An Aztec princess is chosen for her blood, to fight for her people, as Papi and his father fought, against those who say we are less than they are, who say we are not equal in beauty and in blessings”. 2. According to Eva her father is arrested...

    Education, Freedom Writers, Human 2372  Words | 5  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    The movie Freedom Writers directed by Richard LaGravenese is a story full of different themes, from segregation to sacrifice, and respect to equality. The movie shows multiple themes from different angles. There is a constant subliminal background to the whole story. The Freedom Writers was made after the famous trial of Rodney King in 1992. This trial brought out the injustices experienced by people of different ethnic origins. The Rodney King’s trial provided the background of the movie, and was...

    1992 Los Angeles riots, Black people, Erin Gruwell 1487  Words | 4  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    There is an obvious discrimination shown in the movieFreedom Writers”, where everybody hates everybody and they got no choice but to live in a world full of pandemonium. Random cultural implications are shown in the movie. Where one has to accept his/her society since birth, or someone has to really join a gang to keep up and belong to a hood. In the case of the students in the movie, they are just simply hopeless and what they all just do is to keep raging flames in their hearts. Until one tough...

    Blink, Chicago Bulls, Malcolm Gladwell 1285  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writer

    Ziegenbein 1 Elana Ziegenbein Professor Milner EDUC 210 26 April 2011 Freedom Writers The movieFreedom Writers” is an inspiring story about one teacher’s dedication and commitment to her students. Remarkably, she manages to overcome the many struggles and hardships and significantly change the lives of her students. The film is based on an inspiring true story that encourages teachers to be passionate about their work. Many individuals do not understand the complex work teachers contribute to...

    Education, Educational psychology, Learning 1664  Words | 5  Pages

  • reaction paper

    A REACTION PAPER demonstrates comprehension of the assigned readings and contain a critical and thoughtful reaction to the reading.  Reaction should make up the majority of the Reaction Paper.  Make sure that your paper is in the form of an essay with an introduction, body and conclusion. a) Focus on an aspect of the reading that you will argue pertains to some issue or idea’ “Does the reading support, undermine or come into tension with previous issues or concepts?” Explain why it is significant...

    Academia, Copula, Predicate 974  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

     Freedom Writers Final Exam Antonisha Duncan After watching the movieFreedom Writers” I was almost in tears. The movie had an extreme impact on me. It was more like a confirmation that what the goals that I want to reach are not too far out of sight. Mrs. G in my eyes was and is a hero. She went into a school in which she would be one of the only minorities and made a huge impact. Despite the barrier that was between her and her students, she still conquered her goal. Which, was...

    Adolescence, College, Crime 2672  Words | 10  Pages

  • reaction paper (rizal the movie)

    While watching the movie, I have observed similarities and differences of some scenes from today’s youth. Let’s start discussing about the similarities. First thing I have observed is the harsh treatment given by the colonials to our fellowmen especially to women and children. They, if not physically, were verbally abused by the Spaniards. I compared it to what’s happening in our society today and quite noticed a similarity. It is similar in a way that women and children, even the men too, are still...

    Cesar Montano, El filibusterismo, José Rizal 1026  Words | 1  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    a new friend or find a soul mate. Throughout The Freedom Writers Diary we see there is major segregation that is insanely driving off of ethnicity, culture, and race. One group wants to be on a higher pedestal then the rest, and in order to achieve that the violence comes into mind and starts taking action. According to a Freedom Writer, “The war has been declared, now it’s a fight for power, money, and territory; we killing each other over race, pride, and respect.”(10) Gangs will do anything...

    Black people, Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers 1134  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reaction Paper on Rizal the Movie

    I.Impact of the Movie II.a. Rizal's multifaceted aspects include his skills, talents and knowledge about poetry, painting, academics, medicine, philosophy, history, law and international languages. These aspects only prove how intelligent and gifted Rizal is even more when he wrote literary articles to attack the Spanish oppressors in the Philippines. Rizal, as a student, manifested proficiency and excellency because at a very young age, his mother was teaching him basic skills like reading which...

    Ateneo de Manila University, El filibusterismo, Filipinos of Spanish descent 1699  Words | 4  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    Freedom Writers is true story based movie showing racism and social disorder life in America. The movie starts showing racial tension and riots in the society among different ethnic minority groups fighting for their rights. In the beginning of the movie a childhood of a young girl Eva is shown who sees racial differences among people getting prestige and grace on how they physically appear. From an early age a negative thought is internalized into the young girl that “a girl can be crowned as a...

    Education, Erin Gruwell, Ethnic group 993  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom writers

    Freedom Writers Task 1: The Narrative Elements Characterisation Erin Gruwell- Erin Gruwell was a young English teacher in a school in Long Beach, California she is a passionate teacher who gives up at nothing to help and teach her students Eva and Sindy – They both hate each other as they come from different gangs, but when it comes down to it they are extremely similar and have been through the same sort of situations as shown in the scene where they are both are getting ready to go out. Setting...

    Bullying, Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers 1166  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    SUMMARY OF FREEDOM WRITERS Freedom Writers is set in the 1990s and tells the story of a novice teacher’s interactions with a group of students in a Long Beach high school two years following the Los Angeles Riots. The film is based on the book The Freedom Writers Diaries: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them, a collection of essays compiled from the real experiences of Erin Gruwell (1999) and her students, known as the Freedom Writers. The...

    City, Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers 2387  Words | 7  Pages

  • Reaction Paper

    Project in english The conflict of the movie freedom writers is to create change to many students that is having trouble in there life also it is for people to think positive and not negative. what this means is the teacher MS.G became the teacher and found out what was each student struggle and changed them and made each student unite and relate to each other. this action called freedom writer helped gain and start off a new society furthermore, the students who perceived school as they don't need...

    Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers, Freedom Writers Foundation 1469  Words | 4  Pages

  • Freedom Writers Analysis

    An Inspiring and Meaningful Movie Freedom Writers Freedom Writers is a drama movie based on the book “The Freedom Writers Diary” written by The Freedom Writers with Erin Gruwell. The movie was first released on January 5th 2007 in the USA, and on May 18th 2007 in Norway. The director of the movie is Richard LaGravenese and the screenwriters are the Freedom Writers, Erin Gruwell and Richard LaGravenese. The Music is made by Mark Isham, will.i.am, Talib Kweli and other various artists. The main...

    Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers, Freedom Writers Foundation 841  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    Freedom Writers Discussion Questions Name ______________________ Why are the students so unwilling to associate with anyone outside their ethnic/racial groups? Where those this intolerance come from? What would you do to break the ethnic and racial barriers in Mrs. Gruwell’s classroom? Think about your own school or out-of-school activities. Are youth respectful of each other’s differences? Are there problems similar to those in Wilson High? If so, what steps can you take...

    Anne Frank, Freedom Writers, Jan Gies 610  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    Freedom writers Question 1. Why are the students so unwilling to associate with anyone outside their ethnic/racial groups? Where does this intolerance come from? The students are so unwilling to associate with each other because they’re not used to getting along with the other group of people. Their used to having to run or shoot at the other ethnic/racial groups. This intolerance comes from growing up in hostile environments towards the other ethnic/racial groups. 2. What would...

    Anne Frank, Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers 1633  Words | 6  Pages

  • Historical Accuracy of Freedom Writers

    Freedom Writers Gang violence in Los Angeles was at its prime in 1992 right after the infamous Rodney King incident and Los Angeles riots that locked down the city for three days. (Rodney King and the Los Angeles Riots, http://www.citivu.com/ktla/sc-ch1.html) Teenagers in the rough neighborhoods of California thought that they were destined to become gang members with their respective races, to fight a battle that their ancestors started. During this time period, teenage gang members felt that...

    African American, Gang, Los Angeles 1032  Words | 4  Pages

  • Race, Class, and Gender in Freedom Writers Movie

     Media, which serves as an information and entertainment outlet, also helps to illuminate the different classifications of people such as race, class, and gender. The movie Freedom Writers, directed by Richard LaGravenese in 2007, is a great example of a movie that is filled to the brim with insight and different perceptions of these barriers between people. We follow the story of a teacher, Erin Gruwell, as she begins her new teaching career in a school that has been introduced...

    Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers, Hilary Swank 1900  Words | 5  Pages

  • Movie Reaction Paper: And the Band Played On

    Movie Reaction Paper: And the Band Played On "This is not a political issue. This is a health issue. This is not a gay issue. This is a human issue. And I do not intend to be defeated by it. I came here today in the hope that my epitaph would not read that I died of red tape." This striking line said by a character in the movie "And the Band Played On", which I later found out to be the actual words of Roger Gail Lyon in Congress1, depicts how a society so caught up with discrimination and stereotypes...

    AIDS, Antiretroviral drug, Blood 889  Words | 2  Pages

  • Media Reaction Paper

    Media Reaction Paper SOC 315 INVICTUS I choose a movie for my Media reaction paper, the title of this movie is Invictus starring Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman. The movie is based on a true story about when Nelson Mandela became president and how he tried to make South Africa, what he called, “a Rainbow Nation.” Throughout this movie I thought it did a superb job of portraying not only diversity in the media, but also the diversity that Nelson Mandela tried very hard to achieve. i Though...

    1995 Rugby World Cup, Africa, Johannesburg 1208  Words | 4  Pages

  • Freedom Writer

    wanted to put all of the students’ diaries into a book. She called it The Diary of the Freedom Writer as reference to the Freedom Riders. Has her diaries publish is one of Eva’s biggest accomplishments of her life that is not gang related. When the students found out that Ms. Gurwell is not going to teaches them during their junior year. They are all get mad, especially, Eva. At the begging of the movie Eva does not want to go to school or has respect for Ms. Gurwell, but now she has the thrives...

    Anne Frank, Fritz Pfeffer, Gangs 1053  Words | 3  Pages

  • movie paper

    head: REMEMBER THE TITANS Keotta Blakeney Davenport University Movie Paper SOCY 101 Remember the Titans is an excellent movie that shows diversity and racism in its full form. The lead actor is an African American who plays a high school football coach to a newly integrated team. This movie depicts the effect of racism in a small community. One of the things I liked most about the movie is that the love of one sport brought a segregated community together as a whole...

    African American, American football, Herman Boone 1033  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    Freedom Writers Diaries – Their Story, Their Words, Their Future One of the main concerns that Erin Gruwell would face was teaching a group of kids that the school system process having an integrated school was a good thing in front of board members that had issues at that certain time in history. The school system did not look at how this integration with mixed cultures would affect everyone involved. This system would suddenly take them out of their own element and put them with mixed cultures...

    Education, Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers 950  Words | 3  Pages

  • Film Review - Freedom Writers

    Research Paper- Film Analysis Inner-city schools are suffered by multilayered structural and institutional problems. Although urban problems mainly stem from socio-political power relations rather than individuals, classroom teachers must shoulder the responsibility for making education caring for urban youth. Freedom Writers (2007), a film released in 2007, addresses the complex challenges that inner-city teachers face by acting the special pedagogy of one teacher, Erin Gruwell. Throughout the...

    Anne Frank, Education, Erin Gruwell 2024  Words | 7  Pages

  • Freedom Writer

    FREEDOM WRITER By Pia Noelle Velasco (BS-CE W3) As a child, my parents taught me to be the best that I could be. They taught me to dream big dreams, strive for the best in life, be excellent in everything I do. Because I love my parents, I wanted what they wanted for me. I dreamed what they dreamed for me. I excelled at the things they wanted me to excel at. So I did my best. I gave my very best. Eventually, it all paid off. From Grade 1 to Grade 3, I was an honor student. From Grade...

    2006 albums, Debut albums, Educational years 1300  Words | 3  Pages

  • les miserables reaction paper

    Mercolita, Angie O. BSBA-4 Reaction Paper of the movie Les Miserables (1998) The movie is a potent social document of poverty, ignorance, and brutality of man by Victor Hugo. Les Miserables is also a rousing adventure of the hapless victim of French society - Jean Valjean, and his valiant struggle to redeem his past. The movie had been so well done. The actors and actresses had played their part and portrayed the characters in a way that the audience could really relate to. It was shorter than...

    Fantine, Javert, Jean Valjean 907  Words | 2  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    The Freedom Riders and the Civil Rights Movement In 1947, the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) planned a special journey called the “Journey of Reconciliation” designed to test the Supreme Court's 1946 decision in the Irene Morgan case, which declared segregated seating of interstate passengers unconstitutional. An interracial group of passengers met with heavy resistance in the upper South. Some members of the group served on a chain gang after they were arrested in North Carolina. The South...

    Boynton v. Virginia, Freedom Rides, Interstate Commerce Commission 928  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writer's

    into the classroom” – Diary #2 (Freedom Writers 8). This student describes an environment that is segregated as a matter of practice. Everyday people are faced with difficult obstacles in their lives that affect their education. In The Freedom Writers Diary, students disengaged from education because of the violence they face, the loss of people they love, and the stereotyping and attitudes brought on by the school. The first major problem in The Freedom Writers Diary that the students encounter...

    Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers, Freedom Writers Foundation 1964  Words | 5  Pages

  • Reaction Paper

    REACTION PAPER ("AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH") We have experienced a lot of changes lately: huge floods due to stronger typhoons, and noticeable changes in our weather from too much heat during daytime and sudden rain in the afternoon. Based on what I have seen in the movie, "An Inconvenient Truth", we are already experiencing the effect of global warming and this is very alarming. I am very sure that we will never forget this particular tragedy happened on 2009. Many properties were damaged and many...

    Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth, Environmental movement 911  Words | 3  Pages

  • Writing a Reaction Paper

    Writing a Reaction Paper v A reaction paper is an analysis and an evaluation of the material presented. v In a reaction paper, make sure to give a detailed overview of the experience and tell what exactly was taken out of the experience. v A reaction paper should be more than a simple summary of the material that you are reacting upon. v It should include your opinion or reaction to the material. v This may take on a variety of forms: § You may compare the work to other related material; ...

    2005 albums, Conclusion, Paragraph 1781  Words | 6  Pages

  • Reaction Paper

    Reaction Paper — Fiction: Short Story “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” is a small story written by Katherine Anne Porter, the American writer. It was published in 1930 along with other short stories alike, as part of story collection called “Flowering Judas”. The reaction to this fiction story from a reader’s point of view I’m going to express in this short essay. The whole setting of this story is drawn around the bed of Ms. Weatherall, where she is spending the last moments of...

    Death, Fiction, Human 863  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reaction Paper

     Reaction Paper A person’s life can tell us so many stories about the world we are living in and how it can affect and change people. The Dolzura Cortez life story that had been put into movie tells us so many stories and realities that are currently happening nowadays. In the movie it shows us how the life of Dolzura started; a wife and a mother to her three kids. But like some of the family in the Philippine setting today, she also is receiving violence from her husband. And that is because...

    Abuse, AIDS, Differences 1082  Words | 3  Pages

  • Jose Rizal Reaction Paper

    JOSE RIZAL The movie tells the life story of Jose Rizal, the national hero of the Philippines. It covers his life from his childhood to his execution at the hands of the Spanish forces occupying the Philippines in the late 19th century. We are also thrown into the world of Rizal's novels. So we get a glimpse of how he viewed Filipino society under the Spanish heal. One note, this movie is not for the faint of heart. There are graphic depictions of violence and even torture. The opening...

    José Rizal, Manila, Philippines 1950  Words | 6  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    Freedom Writers: The Unwinnable War” Thesis Statement: History is a natural tension between tradition and innovation. Only by knowing our limits can we transcend them. Despite being less violently shocking than the other scenes in the film, the scene that stood out so dramatically in my mind was the part when Erin Gruwell was furiously flapping around a racist caricature of her African American student drawn by another Latino student, claiming that was the kind of thing that caused the Holocaust...

    African American, American Civil War, Antisemitism 1049  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writer

    Clause as Exchange A. The nature of dialogue The clause is also organized as an interactive event involving speaker, or writer, and audience. Let us use the term ‘speaker’ as a cover term for both speaker and writer. In the act of speaking, the speaker adopts for himself a particular speech role, and in so doing assigns to the listener a complementary role which he wishes him to adopt in his turn (see Halliday, 1984a;Martin, 1992: Chapter 2). For example, in asking a question, a speaker is taking...

    Clause, Complement, Finite verb 934  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writers Movie Review

    March 2013 Replacing Buses with Notebooks: Freedom Writers worth Admission Price At first glance, Freedom Writers seems like an overdone cliché and knowing that it was produced by MTV does not help. The film is about kind-hearted, strong-willed teacher who signs up to teach a class of hardened gang members, drug dealers, and the like. After watching Freedom Writers you realize that it was worth the $6 admission. The positive, uplifting messages and...

    April Lee Hernández, Education, Erin Gruwell 701  Words | 2  Pages

  • Book Report on the Freedom Writers Diary

    Book Report on the Freedom Writers Diary Ten years ago, The Freedom Writers Diary was published and soon became an international sensation. Today, more than one million people have read it, and they have even made it a motion picture starring Hilary Swank. As the freedom writers all graduated from high school and keep on advocating their deeds, the journey continues. Through the report I would like to divide them into four sections to discuss: origin, differentiation...

    Education, Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers 1917  Words | 5  Pages

  • Freedom Writer S Film Review

     The film, Freedom Writers, directed by Richard LaGravenese captured the lives of underrepresented and at risk students whom lived in Long Beach, California, that were born into gang life and didn’t see their lives past than age eighteen. Erin Gruwell was a passionate young teacher keen on social change.  Wanting to make a difference, she decided to teach at the newly voluntarily integrated Woodrow Wilson High School.  The movie’s portrayal of stereotypes was emphasized through its technical aspects...

    Black people, Erin Gruwell, Ethnic group 1190  Words | 4  Pages

  • freedom writers

    Freedom Writers, a film directed by Richard LaGravenese, is about a middle class woman, Erin Gruwell, who takes a job teaching in Long Beach, CA. She receives a class of very different people, with different nationalities, who share the same fight. She achieved helping with disadvantaged students, when no one else thought that they would amount up to anything. As the film progresses you see how the student’s lives change and how they turned into well thought of adults, thanks to the impact of their...

    Education, Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers 1113  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reaction Paper

    “DOUBLE JEOPARDY” Reaction Paper The movie’s plot is outstanding! I could request for more acting or for more famous actors and actresses, but the plot just remains the same (Well, I don’t really have any problem with the cast. I just used this sentence for emphasis on the plot.). All of the following views and opinions are all based on the 1987 Philippine Constitution. The plot is a very unique one in a sense that the Constitutional law pertaining Double Jeopardy (Stated in Article III, Section...

    Constitution, Crime, Law 1352  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cry Freedom

    The movie the cry for freedom is all about apartheid in South Africa. The main staring characters in the movie are Denzel Washington and Kelvin Cline. The movie is based on a true story. In this story, Denzel is one of the black leaders who are working to make things convenient for the blacks. On the other hand, Donald is an editor to the local newspaper. Biko teaches woods how to live the lives of the black people woods understands the way the black people are struggling to make ends meet. This...

    Black people, Pardo, Race 1639  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reaction Paper: Jose Rizal Movie

    While watching the movie, I have observed similarities and differences of some scenes from today’s youth. Let’s start discussing about the similarities. First thing I have observed is the harsh treatment given by the colonials to our fellowmen especially to women and children. They, if not physically, were verbally abused by the Spaniards. I compared it to what’s happening in our society today and quite noticed a similarity. It is similar in a way that women and children, even the men too, are still...

    Abuse, Bullying, English-language films 981  Words | 3  Pages

  • Writing Response to Freedom Writers

    There is without a doubt that teachers are an important part of a someone's life, whether a child or a young adult, teachers are always there. A teacher has an impact on the person a child becomes, and also the person a child strives to be. The movie Freedom Writer is an inspiring story that throughout the film, Mrs. Erin Gruwell managed to be different as a commendable teacher, careless of the difficulties that surround her learning environment. She was fresh-faced, idealist and was ready to take on...

    Education, Erin Gruwell, Freedom Writers 1235  Words | 3  Pages

  • Freedom Writers

    end Suddenly All of a sudden Without warning Just like that Just at that moment Out of the blue VERBS with DIRECT/INDIREC speech Say Tell Ask Shout Whisper Scream Think Cry Promise CONCLUDING It had all been When it was all over After everything that had happened Looking back now In the end Useful links: You can watch the following U TUBE videos about writing stories  Improving Writing Skills : How to Write a Short Story http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrQcwjSJW-o ...

    Essay, Fiction, Narrative 488  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reaction to Amistad Movie

    Kaylan Earls March 22, 2013 COMM3820 Reaction To Amistad Amistad was a very touching movie and showed a lot of fight and determination from the West Africans and several others working to gain freedom for the slaves.. During the movie I felt that I to were experiencing the gruesome triumphs that the West African slaves experienced during their fight toward freedom. Though I have seen several movies dealing with race it is always interesting to learn more about history...

    African American, Barack Obama, Black people 771  Words | 4  Pages

  • Film Analysis on Freedom Writers

    Analysis Essay on Freedom Writers Main Credits Title: Freedom Writers Director: Richard LaGravenese Scriptwriter: Richard LaGravenese Adapted from: The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell Actors/Main characters: Hilary Swank-Erin Gruwell, Patrick Dempsey-Scott Casey, Scott Glenn-Steve Gruwell, Imelda Staunton-Margaret Campbell, April L. Hernandez-Eva Benitez, Jaclyn Ngan-Sindy, Jason Finn-Marcus, John Benjamin Hickey- Brian Gelsord, Plot Summary The movieFreedom Writers” is based on a...

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  • Reaction Paper

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