The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre - The Mexican police was...

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre 1. The old men Howard wanted to set-up a grocery store and retire. Curtin wanted to buy a nice chunk of land and grow fruit on it. Dobbs wanted to get a Turkish bath immediately on returning and buy one of everything at a café and one of everything at a clothing store. The old man and Curtin are modest and wanted to invest the money for the future, while Dobbs was greedy and wanted to blow all the money as soon as returning in which he would return back to broke in a short time. 2. All the Mexicans were helpful and honest except the bandits who were the nice Mexicans complete opposite. The bandits stole and killed to get what they wanted. The Indian peasants in the mountains were very thankful and helpful after the Howard woke the little boy up from his shock.
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Unformatted text preview: The Mexican police was very strong in establishing an honest town without crooks. Americans just wanted to get rich, while the Mexicans just were happy with what they had. The Mexicans did not care about the gold and thought it was sand. 3. The treasure was not gold. The treasure was life and having the gift to be alive. Dobbs was a bad person and did deserve the treasure of life. 4. The gold was spilled in an old ruined monastery. Spaniards are for the most part Christian. The monastery could have showed how god did not care for the riches of gold and thought the men should just take what he have, because greed is a sin. Good scene: Dobbs went from being in charge at camp to being a slave of villains. He deserved to die and I was happy he did at the water hole....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course HUEN 3100 taught by Professor Antal,paul during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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