Stand By Me Essay

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Stand By Me essay. Stand By Me explores the value of friendship for young people when facing life’s challenges. Discuss In the movie Stand By Me friendship is always needed, especially when facing a death. Stand By Me is a story of four young boys named Gordie LeChance, Chris Chambers, Teddy Duchamps and Vern facing life together on a journey to find a dead boys body. The director of Stand By Me is Rob Reiner and the Author is Stephen King. In Stand By Me four young boys survive life’s challenges by helping each other, through their friendship. Throughout the movie the four boys friendship grew stronger when they faced challenges of bullies, food, shelter, leeches etc. Their friendship helped with the bullies by standing up for each other when needed. Their friendship helped when they all needed shelter and food. They all put in their money to help buy supplies for each other. When the boys went through a lake and found they were covered in leeches their friendship was showed by helping pull the leeches off each other’s backs. Their friendship grew strong enough that they stuck through everything with each other. The four young boys also got help from their friendship in family/parent problems. The four boys helped each other through family/parent issues that they had at home. Family and parent’s are just one of many of life’s challenges. Gordie is facing this challenge as his parents are ignoring and neglecting him ever since his older brothers death. His friends help him get through this but mainly Chris helps him with his brother’s death by telling him that it isn’t his fault and that it was meant to be Dennis as Gordie thinks that he should have died instead of Dennis. Chris gets help from Gordie about his families bad reputation, Chris has been getting in trouble for everything because of his families bad reputation but Gordie convinces him that

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