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The Green Mile Film Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Green Mile.
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Supernatural Forces

Supernatural forces play a major role in The Green Mile. John's powers affect not only his life but also the lives of those around him. He always tries to use his powers for good, even though his intentions can be misconstrued. This is the reason he ends up on The Green Mile in the first place.

As with so many Stephen King novels and films, The Green Mile explores the realm of the supernatural and opens the possibility that such forces may exist in our world. As John continues healing people, viewers sense a desire for a person in the world with these same powers.

The supernatural forces run through the story from beginning to end. From the moment John heals Paul, the events fall one on top of the other. John heals Belinda as well before punishing Wild Bill and Percy. In the...

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