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The Help Movie Review Summary

Actors: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer

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A young Caucasian woman aspires to be a serious writer. Just having graduated college she comes back to live in her hometown of Jackson, Mississippi where there is nothing but racism and disrespect surrounding her. All of her friend who have married and have had children all have maids to whom they treat with very little dignity. Skeeter decides to write a story about these maids so that they can have their stories told. At first they are apprehensive but then agree to share their stories no matter what the consequences may be.
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Best part of story, including ending: I loved this story because it is very well written and it makes you take pity on these characters.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene is when Skeeter goes to Abileen's house and finds all of the maids waiting to share their stories.

The review of this Movie prepared by Adelyn Tomlinson a Level 3 Eurasian Jay scholar

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   American Black

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   servant Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   ignorant small town people Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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