Hope


But as for me, I watch in hope for the LORD,
I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me.

- Micah 7

Background

The Shawshank Redemption
Director: Frank Darabont
Year: Sept. 1994
Plot Outline: Red (Morgan Freeman) and Andy (Tim Robbins) form a deep friendship while imprisoned, finding solace and eventually redemption through their relationship.
Scene 1: Andy cunningly figures out a way to broadcast the Aria from Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro” out to the prisoners. Later, Red and Andy react differently to the music’s effect on the imprisoned men.

Scene 2:Andy has escaped prison. A little while later, Red is finally let out on parole. Struggling to adapt to life outside of jail, Red decides to honor his promise to Andy and retrieve a letter from a hidden spot that Andy told him about years before.

“You Know You’re Right”

Artist: Nirvana
Album: Greatest Hits
Label: Geffen Records, 2002
Overview: The last official single to be recorded by the iconic grunge band Nirvana, this song speaks to the hopelessness felt by the generation Nirvana and its lead singer Kurt Cobain came to represent. Many believe this song is Kurt Cobain’s suicide note to his wife Courtney Love.

Quotations

Lyrics

What we notice

Questions for reflection

 

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