Amazing Grace – Literary Elements

The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.

1) What is the point of view of the movie?

2) What is the plot of the movie?



3) Describe the following characters using the Fox Character Analysis Pyramid which includes name/title, physical appearance, personality, character’s role, character’s problems/challenges, major accomplishments, cultural context, and world view.

2Ioan Gruffudd - William Wilberforce

3Romola Garai - Barbara Spooner

4Albert Finney - John Newton

5Benedict Cumberbatch - William Pitt the Younger

6Youssou N'Dour - Olaudah Equiano

4) What is the theme of the movie?

5) What is the setting of the movie?  How important is the setting?

6) What is the genre of the movie?

7) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?

8) What are the conflicts of the movie?

Slavery in the United States

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