Stoicism in The Shawshank Redemption – A Few Meditations

Drawing from the writings of Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus, Seneca, and Chrysippus, Like Stories of Old discusses stoicism in relation to The Shawshank Redemption, illustrating how the film draws inspiration from this particular school of philosophy.


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Frank Darabont

The Shawshank Redemption