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									US History
Glory Assignment

   1.   Write a movie review for Glory. Include consideration of theme, plot, and character development.
   2.   Evaluate the statement, “The 54 th had to fight the North before they fought the South.”
   3.   Evaluate the racial tension with regards to one main white character and one main black character.
   4.   Evaluate the role of music in the movie, both in terms of its effect on the plot as well as its use
        for the viewers.
Main characters:
Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick) – the colonel of the 54th Massachusetts
Cabot Forbes (Carey Elwes) – Shaw’s second in command
John Rawlins (Morgan Freeman) – older man who becomes a non-commissioned officer
Silas Trip (Denzel Washington) – escaped slave; very strong-willed
Jupiter Sharts (Jihmi Kennedy) – escaped slave; sharpshooter
Thomas Searles (Andre Braugher) – Shaw’s boyhood friend


Your essay should be typed, approximately 2 pages double spaced. The essay is due
TUESDAY NOV 15th. Please print it BEFORE you come to class. You may email it to me
as a Microsoft Word document.




US History
Glory Assignment

   1.   Write a movie review for Glory. Include consideration of theme, plot, and character development.
   2.   Evaluate the statement, “The 54 th had to fight the North before they fought the South.”
   3.   Evaluate the racial tension with regards to one main white character and one main black character.
   4.   Evaluate the role of music in the movie, both in terms of its effect on the plot as well as its use
        for the viewers.
Main characters:
Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick) – the colonel of the 54th Massachusetts
Cabot Forbes (Carey Elwes) – Shaw’s second in command
John Rawlins (Morgan Freeman) – older man who becomes a non-commissioned officer
Silas Trip (Denzel Washington) – escaped slave; very strong-willed
Jupiter Sharts (Jihmi Kennedy) – escaped slave; sharpshooter
Thomas Searles (Andre Braugher) – Shaw’s boyhood friend



Your essay should be typed, approximately 2 pages double spaced. The essay is due
TUESDAY NOV 15th. Please print it BEFORE you come to class. You may email it to me
as a Microsoft Word document.

								
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