Cool Hand Luke Honesty

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Was Cool Hand Luke Honest? One of the most famous quotes from the movie, “Cool Hand Luke” was, “What we have here is a failure to communicate.” I feel that there really was not a failure to communicate, but a failure to conform. Luke’s unbreakable spirit kept him from being the tamed animal the institution wanted him to be. It is because of the spirit he had that I think that he was an honest man. Honesty can be defined in a lot of ways. I saw two separate definitions in the movie, one being social, and the other being personal. Because of Luke’s actions of “beheading” the parking meters, society’s view of him was that he was dishonest. He was judged and imprisoned. However, in reality Luke was just being true to himself. When Luke
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