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Freedo Writers

  • Date Submitted: 04/15/2013 09:46 PM
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Mokgethi Tebogo                                                                                                                                                                                         Batch: 15                                                                                                                                                                                             E-mail: mokgethi.tebogo@hotmail.com |

Mokgethi Tebogo

Freedom Writers  
In the movie Freedom Writers movie students have all the same problem. They trust their ethnic group because they feel much safer than other group. This brought segregation between them. They believe in protecting their own at any cost as we see Eva one of the actress protecting their own. This shows that they really insecure with people they never met. My students belonged to gang groups because this is where they feel secure. Eva Benita harassed those who were different to her because she helped her gang to enter school and start up a fight with other students. Miss Erin Gruwell their English teacher saw that she was teaching a highly charged racially students, they even tried to fight in class. .They believe that the people in their group are better just like how the Nazis felt that only people with blonde hair and blue eyes deserved to live. Inside the schools they can be seen in their groups not mixing with others. Tito one of the students drew a cartoon with circulated the class making fun of Andre.
Miss Gruwell played a great role in changing them from worse to better. In the beginning students did not want to respect her. Since she does not give up that easily she kept on hanging. She even told them to earn respect you have to give in back but Andre said “   Why should I give you my respect to you? Because you're a teacher? I don't know you. How do I know you're not a liar standing up there. How do I know you're not a bad person standing up there? I'm...


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