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Gandhi Film Summary & Analysis

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Journey

The journey motif is a popular one. Gandhi makes several journeys, physical, mental and emotional. He spends his time during these journeys growing as a person and preparing to lead the greatest nonviolent protest in history.

Gandhi first journeys from his home of India to South Africa. In South Africa, he discovers that anyone of color is treated as lower than the whites. He begins to lead the people there to find a sense of independence and equality.

Gandhi also grows mentally and emotionally. He goes from being a young, idealistic man to being a powerful world leader. He uses his wisdom and influence to make a difference both in South Africa and in India.

Non-Violent Protest

Gandhi decides to follow Jesus' example of "turning the other cheek" by avoiding violence and protesting with nonviolence. Gandhi is smart enough to realize that the British can easily...

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