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American History X – Essay
Derek’s transformation

In the movie, Derek seemed to have acctually changed and regrets deeply for what he have done and I respect that. But he really did horrible actions to those he killed. In my opinion I’m in between. I was acctually glad when he realized how unfair the society is when he gets two years in prison while is friend stays’ there longer for robbing a tv. There is was or is equality between the white and blacks or other immigrants and still in this society people there is no equality.
His transformation is very believable, especially when he got raped i the shower and when his friend who helped him wash the clothes told him the story of how he ended up there. He really wanted to change himself and try to do the same with his brother for telling him the story that he experienced in jail before it was to late. For how they treated him and for what they did to him. Derek didn’t want his brother to follow their father’s and his footsteps.
Almost at the end of the movie when there was a flashback of how it actually started, Derek’s father was concerend about Derek when he told his family what they are reading in english class which is about a black guy. His dad shared his opinion about coloured people and the equality is not fair. Het hinks that now days (in the movie) it is always about the colooured people. Derek seemed to be a little confused about what he should think of. Derek doesn’t want to let his father down, but still have in mind of how that we should be kind whether he/she coloured or white. But the opinion about disliking the coloured people effected Derek mostley when his dad got shot by a coloured guy. He was so angry and confused why they did this. He didn’t know what he should do or think so that’s why he started to be more and more like his dad. Then later Derek became worse.
I think maybe Derek would…...

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