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It's a Wonderful Life

Summary: Essay shows how a man finds claritity in his life, through the financial stress, withe the help of his guardian angel in the classic movie "It's a Wonderful Life."
The 1946 holiday classic movie "It's a Wonderful Life" emphasizes the conflict between socialistic and capitalistic values of the industrialized era, by comparing two main opposing characters, George Bailey and Mr. Potter. George Bailey is considered a socialist because of his honorable personality such as caring for others unconditionally, valuing his family and friends, and judging people by their integrity. However, Mr. Potter, Bedford Fall's richest capitalist, only values himself, owning as much monopoly as possible, and earning a lot of money. Watching the video George Bailey's life is both admirable and frustrating. A few characteristic qualities Bailey possesses are his will in helping people, a strong believer and thick headed, sacrificial, and he discovers that life is so meaningful. But he also have frustrating times such as he was suicidal at the end of the movie, he wasn't able to live out his dreams, and he...

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