DOWNLOAD [PDF/EPUB] Different Seasons by Poopak - IssuuFont Size: a A A. King's Rita won a mass readership immediately after its publication. In , Rita was adapted into a film named The Shawshank Redemption, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards and hailed as an uncrowned king ever since. The themes of Rita include absurdity of people's living conditions, the anxious feeling they bosom, and the constant choices they are supposed to make. Existentialism, an influential and significant philosophical thought, declares human beings are destined to live in absurdity, anxiety is an inescapable part of their life, and existence precedes essence, having a lot in common with the subjects of Rita. With an eye to these similarities, this thesis intends to study the novella from the angle of existentialism.
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The story is entirely told by the character Red, in a narrative he claims to have been writing from September to January , with an additional chapter added in spring In , in Maine , Andy Dufresne, a banker, is tried and convicted for the double murder of his wife and her lover, despite his claims of innocence. He is sent to Shawshank State Penitentiary to serve a double life sentence. There, he meets Red, a prisoner who smuggles items from the outside world. Andy, who had been an amateur geologist before being imprisoned, asks Red to get him a rock hammer for shaping rocks he collects from the exercise yard into small sculptures.
Narrated by Red, an inmate of the Shawshank Prison. Red recalls, his reason for being incarcerated — he plotted to kill his wife by tampering with her car. Which incidentally not only killed his wife but also a neighbor and child resulting in his life sentence. Red also documents the arrival of Andy, a banker accused of the murder of his wife. Despite the convicted evidence, Andy still claims his innocence.