The following eight-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the John G. Avildsen-directed 1989 drama "Lean on Me" that stars Morgan Freeman. It can be used in an English or film studies classroom. The first page contains a list of cast and crew and a background and introduction on the film from Wikipedia. The second page is a page that allows viewers to jot and take down their own notes. Pages three, four, five, six, and seven contain comprehension questions to guide the viewer on the work's camera movement, character proxemics, characterization, cinematography, color symbolism, conflict, costume design, editing, foreshadowing, inferences, lighting, mood, plot, red herrings, set design, sound, story, subtext, suspense, symbolism, and themes. The eighth and final page contains discussion questions on the work's characterization, cliches, criticism, genre characteristics, leadership style, and themes.
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