“Firelight”

Character List
Write a short description of each character:

Caroline: Dwayne Johnson (DJ): Terry: Keisha: Pedra: Amy:

1. Write down at least ONE of the quotes DJ uses to talk to the girls, and write down WHO the quote is from: 2. What do you think is the meaning of the quote you chose?

3. The parable found in Plato’s Republic talks about the prisoners in the cave whose only reality is what they can see by firelight. Why might Terry use this parable to try and help Caroline? How can Caroline apply this to her life? 4. How can you apply the firelight parable to your life? 5. Which character did you identify the most with, and why? 6. Did you feel this movie was realistic? Why or why not? 7. What do you think are some of the THEMES of this movie? 8. What is something you learned from this movie? What will you remember most?

“Firelight” Short Essay
In the movie, “Firelight,” DJ states, “We all create our own reality by the choices we make.” In a short essay, answer the following questions (no introduction or conclusion needed): Paragraph 1: How can you apply this quote to YOUR life? Paragraph 2: What choices have you made that created your current reality? Paragraph 3: What choices can you make to alter your current reality and make a better future for yourself? We will work on this short essay after we finish the movie. You may hand write or type this essay. This essay is DUE May 18th!!

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