Glory Movie Analysis

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The movie “Glory” is about a man named Robert Shaw who is appointed the position of colonel. He is the colonel of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts for Colored Folk. Shaw The men who join this regiment are people of color who volunteer their life to the army, they have no idea what they signed themselves up for. The people who join are Northern free men, or escape slaves from the south. The colonel, Shaw, fought in the battle of antietam. He was lost and assumed dead, until a grave digger, Morgan Freeman, found him alive and well. When Shaw returns home, his is asked by frederick douglas to lead the new regiment. I believe that the Regiment worked especially hard with every task, no matter how trivial. They had no trouble at all, and when…show more content…
Another event was when the commander demanded shoes for his men. At first when they blew him off he kind of accepted that, but when he realized how much they really needed them he took it upon himself as their commander to do what it takes to get them shoes, and along with it pride for themselves and for their commander. Lastly when he let his men lead the attack at Fort Wagner. This showed how good they really were under these poor conditions. During the Civil War when the 54th Regiment was to lead the attack at Fort Wagner it was a slap in the face to all of those who denied them of anything they deserved and those of whom thought it was simply a joke. They went above and beyond the call of duty that they were asked to do, even to people told and to people who viewed the movie it would give them pride and to teach them a lesson. The 54th Regiment taught people about pride, unity, and hard work. They showed people that they truly cared and were out to achieve what they were after even if it did cost them their lives. The fighting conditions were awful, and gruesome. Once they shot they had to automatically reload, taking agonizing time, resulting in more reloading then actual

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