Carols Journey

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Adrianne Kelly
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Ms. C. Hernandez
“Carol’s Journey” The movie “Carol’s Journey (El viaje de Carol)”, tells the life changing and heartfelt story of a young and strong character by the name of Carol. This chapter of her life is set in 1938, during the time of the civil war in the historically rich European and Spanish speaking country, Spain. The movie gives insight of this historical event through the eyes of Carol, and we also see how the war affects her and her loved ones. By the tender age of twelve Carol tries to adjust and settle into what seems to be her new life in Spain and takes both the challenges and joys that face her throughout the movie. While watching “Carol’s Journey” I was charmed and intrigued by the characters and their relationships, the culture and old customs of the country. After the movie I felt moved and inspired and I would recommend this movie to anyone. My favorite characters beside Carol are Tomiche and her grandfather, Don Amalio. Firstly, Carol is one of my favorite characters because she is very outgoing, tough, stern minded and sweet, a lot like how I was when I was her age. However, she is rebellious, in more good ways than bad which makes her character courageous, unpredictable and fun. Tomiche, “Tomi”, is my second favorite because he represents strong males, both young and old, who hustle and use their wits to make nothing into something for not just themselves but for their loved ones, such as his own mother. The things that make Tomi a special character is that he is very sweet, kind, and respectful of authority and his outgoing personality. Don Amalio is my other favorite character because he represents the wise men that younger people look up to and admire and as a result he is respected by a lot of the people in his town. Moreover, I would say that these characters represent the liberalist’s party…...

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